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Induction Heater Power Film Capacitors – Isolation, Day 6

A walk-through of different types of power capacitors that can be used in induction heater applications, ceramic, MICA, various types of film capacitors and extremely large internally water cooled power capacitors are demonstrated. 2 years back I bought a large … Continue reading

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New online calculator: Snubber capacitor calculator

Calculate the needed snubber capacitance in order to protect your inverters IGBT/MOSFETs from too high swithcing transients, depending on your busbar layout and stray inductance. Try the new online calculator at: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/calculators/snubber-capacitor-calculator/

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Snubber capacitor calculator

Here you can calculate the snubber capacitance that is needed to keep transient voltages below the maximum allowed value. Stray inductance is the inductance in the primary circuit of the inverter. If the stray inductance is not known, the two … Continue reading

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Snubber capacitor selection for Tesla coils and inverters

Published on: Mar 2, 2015. Updated on: Jan 15, 2018. This is chapter 6 of the DRSSTC design guide: Snubber capacitor When we switch on and off very large peak currents in a DRSSTC, residual energy will be trapped in the circuit … Continue reading

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