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what to do with large caps

Discussion in 'High Voltage' started by kubeek, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. kubeek

    kubeek Well-Known Member

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    I recently acquired eight pieces of 210uF 700V rated metalized polypropylene caps. :D
    I´d welcome some suggestions what I could do with them, I was thinking about some coin shrinking or similar, any good ideas?
     
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    Voltage multiplier?
     
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  3. ronsimpson

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    I was just going to say that 210uf at 700V will kill you.
    The caps in series = 26uF 5600V.
    Do you have life insurance?
     
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  5. cowboybob

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    Just when I thought I'd heard it all... :banghead:.

    Although, since 1,680μF (@700V) can only store about 400+ Joules, while not insignificant, its well below that needed for coin shrinking (from what I googled, in the neighborhood of 15,000J).
     
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    ronsimpson Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    inflation?
     
  7. Wade Hassler

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    If ya can't shrink 'em, inflation is probably not happening, either
     

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