Re: Pyrandl capacitors
Sent: Sunday, August 31, 1997 1:27 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Pyrandl capacitors
The Pyranol is a trade name for a PCB capacitor oil. Many of these units
do have an internal bleeder resistor which renders them useless for Tesla
oscillator work. Removing the bleeder will expose you to PCB oil.
> From: LINEMAN23K-at-aol-dot-com[SMTP:LINEMAN23K-at-aol-dot-com]
> Sent: Saturday, August 30, 1997 9:52 AM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Pyrandl capacitors
> Please help me identify three capacitors that were given to me by the
> of a local ham radio shop.The caps are fairly large (40 or 50 lbs) HxWxD
> 13"x5"x13.5". the plate on the side of the cap has this info:
> General Electric
> MU-F 3
> Cat. 14F15
> V 12500
> CY DC
> Pyrandl Capacitor
> Does anyone have a spec sheet on this? I gather from the side plate this
> a 3uF-at-12.5KVDC. Does anyone agree? What is a Pyrandl Capacitor? Is
> power factor correction type cap with the internal discharge resistor?
> about PCB's (it looks old)?
> Info or opinions would be greatly appreciated!!!
> Rusty Duncan