Re: Why do my caps keep blowing?
At 08:17 27/01/99 -0700, Steve Young wrote:
>> What should I do?
>You are way, way overstressing your 1 mil poly!! I am amazed they last for
>5 minutes!! Typically, thicknesses are 60 mil and often 90 mil for 12KV!
>So, you have two choices: 1) use at least 600 layers of your 100 um poly,
>or 2) put about 60 of your 10 layer caps in series.
As stated in another post. WATCH the metric versus imperial posts. Most
of the world is metric these days !!!!
1mm = 40 mil