Re: Maxwell Capacitor abuse
Depends on which model numbers you have... Some Maxwell caps are designed
for low rep rate (1/min) pulsed use, others for high rate use.
From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Date: Tuesday, February 01, 2000 6:47 AM
Subject: Maxwell Capacitor abuse
>Original Poster: Adam <adamsmith-at-mediaone-dot-net>
>I have purchased some Maxwell Labs capacitors rated 40kV and 45kV, and I'm
>wondering if it is safe to use these with my 12kV NST bank, or if I need to
>series-parallel connect 4 of them for an 80kV+ rating. Anybody here blown
>Maxwell? I haven't read about too many of these failing, but I thought I'd
>ask, just to be on the safe side.