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Re: MMC question
Original poster: Bart Anderson <classi6-at-classictesla-dot-com>
Yes, most MMC's are using these very same caps. They will work great. The
LTR will help keep the voltage down. Just be sure to set the gap correctly,
think out your MMC construction, and you should have long life with these caps.
Tesla list wrote:
>Original poster: "Luke" <Bluu-at-cox-dot-net>
>I have decided on the capacitors that the geek group recommend.
>The ones I have on order are the 0.15 micro farad and rated at 2KV.
>If I run these with sets of 10 in series they would have a voltage rating
>I will be using a 15KV NST.
>The cap size will be LTR and I am going to use a SRSG
>Does it seem like I am cutting the voltage rating a bit close or will
>these caps hold up to that?
>Any one have any experience with these.
>I would rather drop my capacitance a little and put another one in series
>for a 22KV rating if it is needed
>But if I feel VERY confident they will hold up with 10 in series I want to
>go that way.
>I don't want performance at the expense of needed up keep due to cap failures.