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Re: Arctronics capacitors
Original poster: Kreso Bukvic <kreso.bukvic-at-kc.htnet.hr>
My previous maxwell exploded. For a few minutes after exploded, he ... died!
What isa the maximum AC voltage for this cap? I used 10 kV 100 mA nst
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From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2004 8:48 PM
Subject: Re: Arctronics capacitors
> Original poster: Christoph Bohr <cb-at-luebke-lands.de>
> Hello Kreso!
> Ich bought these Maxwell caps from them and they worked fine for me.
> Prices between 75$ and 90$ semm to be common.
> The good thing is you have a professional relatively small high quality
> But you never know where tey came from and hoch much remaining live they
> These caps are rated for 35 KV DC at 500BPS max and 20% voltage reversal.
> A copy of data sheet can be found here
> Today I would probly rather invest in a good MMC as they prooved to be a
> good choice. If you blow a cap or two in your MMC its a 5$ repair aud you
> ready again. If you blow up your Maxwell cap you might have a 80$ paper
> Another question is the way these caps can fail. I peronally don't fear
> eyplosion if not seriously overstressed over longer time but there ist a
> chance they could fail explosively.
> In my current design I will try to incoperate a microswitch pressure
> suggested by Bert.
> You just have to decide if you want a qiuck and easy cap like the maxwell
> labour intensive MMC with better life expectancy/TCO. I feel they both
> perform similar, so this is not really a thing to worry about.
> Christoph Bohr
> > Tesla list wrote:
> > >Original poster: Kreso Bukvic <kreso.bukvic-at-kc.htnet.hr>
> > >I see they sell high voltage maxwell capacitors? Some are 69 some 99
> > > What is the diffrence? IS it worth to buy from them?
> > >
> > >.
> > Kreso,