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Re: New Coil
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- Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 10:44:53 -0600
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Original poster: "Gerald Reynolds" <gerryreynolds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I'm sorry, I was refering to 2x the DC rating. I'm trying to understand
Maxwell caps a little better and what kind of cap string they use inside.
Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance@xxxxxxxxxx>
MMCs rated 2 kV DC have a 750 VAC rating.
If you run them at Erms x 3.0 you will not have any failures.
> MMC's (self healing) typically fail at twiced their rated voltage
> (according to Terry). Are Maxwells just mmc caps emersed in oil within
> their container??? If so, do you know what the summation of their
> individual ratings are compared to their overall rating???
> Gerry R
> >I have a couple of those Maxwell caps also, and as you, have been
> >concerned about using only one and have always used the two in
series. > >I
> >have read where lots of folks on this list have the same
caps. Is > >anyone
> >only using them individually, or multiple in parallel? If so,
with > >what
> >power supply? I would feel ok at say 10 kv but both of my coils use
a > >15
> >kv supply and I have just been chicken to find out what kind of voltage
> >they can really take.
> >Ed Sonderman