Electric motor capacitors

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Re: Electric motor capacitors

Post by Mr Ron » Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:20 pm

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Re: Electric motor capacitors

Post by John Hasler » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:11 pm

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I didn't [stay at a Holiday Inn Express last week]. I stayed home. Want to give me a clue what the significance of that comment is? I'm slow picking up pretty much anything that isn't real obvious. Sort of a black and white person, if you haven't already figured that out. :-)

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Re: Electric motor capacitors

Post by SteveHGraham » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:58 pm

The Adweek link doesn't really help. Here is what Harold needs.

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Re: Electric motor capacitors

Post by spro » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:19 pm

Back to capacitors.. There may be four terminal type which have the same physical dimension as a start capacitor but are dual stage. Start and run.

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Re: Electric motor capacitors

Post by Harold_V » Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:55 am

I've seen the multiple terminal type, but they're usually just three terminals, with one common to the other two.
Funny thing----I find 6 MFD caps, but they're labeled run caps, not start caps.

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Re: Electric motor capacitors

Post by armscor 1 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:31 am

Your motor does not have a start winding, so no need for a start Cap, your motor is a permanent Cap run motor, you need a run Cap.
These type of motors have poor starting torque but once up to speed they perform well.
If possible mount the Cap remote from motor housing, the biggest killer for Caps is heat, dries out the electrolyte.
Hope this helps.

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Re: Electric motor capacitors

Post by Harold_V » Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:07 am

Thanks. Because it wouldn't self start, I assumed it was a start cap. I'll acquire one of the run caps.

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