Re: Power Factor Capacitor -- Was -- RE: schematics...AdamSmith's
> Original Poster: "Mark Broker" <broker-at-uwplatt.edu>Actually, I've been told
> that Aluminum Electrolytic will work for a 120VACPFC cap. These are
> inexpensive and very common. And to head off criticism that Aluminum
> electrolytic caps shouldn't be used in an AC circuit, I wastold by an
> Electrical Engineer (Technician?) who runs all the electrical labs here at
> school. He said that electrolytics can take the AC, just not a constant
> negative DC bias.
Just a thought: would it be possible to simply use 2 electrolytics and
rectify them using two 300V, 30A diodes? One would charge during one
other during the other phase. Or would this lead to a doubler effect?