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RE: PFC capacitor rating
Original poster: "Loudner, Godfrey by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <gloudner-at-SINTE.EDU>
PFC is not needed for non-shunted transformers like pole pigs. Shunted
transformers like neon sign transformers need PFC.
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> Subject: PFC capacitor rating
> Original poster: "Steve White by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> I want to use some motor run caps that I have to provide PFC for my 10 KVA
> pig-powered coil. The caps are rated at 370 VAC, so the voltage rating is
> for 240 VAC power. What I am wondering is do these capacitors have enough
> handling capacity? There is no KVAR rating on these capacitors, only
> and capacitance. They are GE motor run caps and are about 6" tall. What
> sort of
> PFC caps do other people use for their pig-powered coils?