Re: Capacitors at auction
From: Bert Hickman[SMTP:bert.hickman-at-aquila-dot-com]
Reply To: bert.hickman-at-aquila-dot-com
Sent: Saturday, September 13, 1997 2:35 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Capacitors at auction
Tesla List wrote:
> From: Thornton, Russ #CSR2000[SMTP:ThorntoR-at-rc.pafb.af.mil]
> Sent: Friday, September 12, 1997 8:19 AM
> To: 'Tesla discussion Group'
> Subject: Capacitors at auction
> Hi all,
> There is going to be an auction next Tuesday here on base and I noticed
> while viewing the lots that there is a pallet of 5 large capacitors.
> They look identical but the only one I checked was rated at 0.0485uf at
> 35kv. They are about 4" thick by 12" deep and 16" high. This is
> eyeballing. I did not have a pen so I did not get any other info like
> manufacturer or part number. They are not new and there is no idea of
> the electrical condition.
> My question is this. At the present time I have no requirement for
> these but thought someone else might. I have no idea what they are
> worth $ wise. So I don't know how to bid. If someone is interested I
> will be happy to be the go between and help someone out but I can't
> afford to loose money on the deal. If need be I can go by Monday and
> get more label info but still no way to check the capacitance.
> If anyone is interested let me know.
> Russ Thornton
> CSR 2040,
> Building 989, Rm. A1-N20
> Phone: (407) 494-6430
> Email: thorntor-at-rs.pafb.af.mil
These sound interesting! Can you provide all available info from the
faceplate (including manufacturer and part numbers). They sound like
they MIGHT be pulse discharge caps...
-- Bert H --