Table Of Contents
Page 1: Original Pancake Coils by Nikola Tesla
Introduction by Jeff Behary
Images of coils made in Tesla's Laboratory, 1897
Page 2: Thomas Burton Kinraide: Pioneer of Pancake
Originally made in Thomas Burton Kinraide's Spring Park Laboratory, 1897
Page 2b: Commercial Forms Of "Kinraide Coils"
Licensed under Kinraide Patents, Manufactured by Swett & Lewis under the
supervision of Howard Jackson
Page 3: Reproductions of Kinraide Patents
Pancake Coil Systems, 6" Diameter Spark Gap, Flaming Arc Discharges
Created by Jeff Behary, 2001 - 2006
Page 3b: Inspired by Kinraide - Pancake Coil Systems
Multilayered Conical Coils, Modern Pancake Coils, Oil-Filled Kinraide
"The Tesla Coil Of The Future"
Page 4: The "Prague Coil" - High Output Pancake Systems
1 KW Pancake Coil System designed for 16" Discharges
"The Baby Prague Coil" Twin 3" Coils producing 4" Discharges at 50W
Pancake Magnifying Transmitter - Yields 48" Discharges at 1KW
Page 5: Campbell Electric High Frequency Coils
One of the first off-shoots of the Kinraide Coil for X-Rays and
Page 6: Victor, Vulcan, and Fischer Coils
More commercial Pancake Systems
Page 7: Fischer, Aloe, Betz, Wappler, McIntosh, and
Smaller Portable Systems with Pancake Coils
Page 8: Flaming White Arc Prototypes
A New form of Electric Discharge from Tesla Coils: Flaming White
This discharge is produced from a quenched gap and a small Pancake Coil.
is perhaps the world's most efficient Tesla Coil - yielding a discharge as
blinding as a welding arc.
Page 9: Reference: Winding Pancake Coils:
Thomas Stanley Curtis
One of the only chapters ever written on Pancake Coil construction (before