Right now I am using a coil that is wound onto a bobbin that is .300x.300" footprint and .200" window height. the core area is about .100x.100. The coil is wound to 30ohms and has about 600 turns. I am pulsing 500-800ma upon activation. Currently I am using silicon steel laminations as a core material. From what I have read, laminations help mainly with eddy currents in AC operation. This coil is strictly DC. My question is will I see any increase in field strength with a solid soft iron core as opposied to the laminations?
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