To load a complete copy of Patent 5,448,217 from the USPTO,
The ignition coil described in Patent 5,448,217 was designed to
function with the control circuit and drive system presented in the
Caterpillar Incorporated Patent 5,060,623.
|A picture of the ignition coil is shown
This is a picture of an ignition coil built with the technology presented in patent 5,448,217.
Patent 5,060,623 presents the electronic control circuit for this ignition coil. The electronic
control circuit can adjust the spark duration time to match the fuel used in the engine. The
typical engine that uses this ignition coil will have eight to sixteen cylinders that are about
twelve inches in diameter. This giant engine is generally used to power large electric
generators, big air conditioning units, or oil pipeline pumps in Alaska.