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Re: Power Factor Correction
Original poster: "Malcolm Watts by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <m.j.watts-at-massey.ac.nz>
On 19 Jul 01, at 16:30, Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "CJ Moore by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> How important is Power Factor Correction? necessary/extra safety/more
> efficient? etc...
It's kinder to any switches, fuses, connections, wire etc. in the
mains path to the power supply. The worse the power factor, the
greater the currents the wiring has to handle for a given real power