Sprague Capacitor

From:  Stefan Bishay [SMTP:stefan00-at-gte-dot-net]
Sent:  Monday, June 22, 1998 4:44 AM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: Sprague Capacitor

At 23:54 6/21/98 -0500, you wrote:
>From:  Brandon Shaw [SMTP:bshaw-at-monmouth-dot-com]
>Sent:  Sunday, June 21, 1998 3:27 PM
>To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject:  Sprague Capacitor
>    I went to a hamfest yesterday and bought a sprague capacitor
>model #CP70E1FM205V  2 MFD 4000 VDC. I opened it up and
>found that the insulating oil they used was very syrupy, almost like
>honey. Before I start messing around with this stuff, does anybody
>know if this oil contains any PCB's?
>    All I want to do is check out their construction techniques and
>rewire it for tesla service. Any help is appreciated.
>Brandon Shaw
Most likely does contain PCBs; is a power supply filter cap for a small
(1-5kw) linear amp or transmitter. Not very useful for pulse service.

Stefan Bishay - KC7SJC				            
Seattle, WA	                   
ICQ 2141646