High Voltage Insulators – Isolation, Day 20

Normal household 230/400VAC insulators, 10 kVAC feed through and 25 kVAC train air wire insulators.

High Power Plugs and Connectors – Isolation, Day 19

IEC and CEE plugs for high power single and three phase connection of equipment. I do a rundown of old, new and special connectors and …

Salvaged IGBT Bricks From Power Electronics – Isolation, Day 18

Over the years I have collected a great deal of salvaged IGBT bricks from the different power electronics I have taken apart. It have primarily …

Power Inductors and Inductors In Power Electronics – Isolation, Day 17

I show a range of different inductors, chokes, reactors and other kinds of spiral wound wires with or without a core. Iron or ferrite core. …

Industrial Components For Tesla Coils – Isolation, Day 16

I show a range of different industrial components that you can salvage from thrown out machines, main breaker panels, x-ray and UPS systems. Look at …

Electrolytic Capacitors – Isolation, Day 15

A fraction of the electrolytic capacitors that I have in stock (some more film/oil/paper as well). A collection of capacitors from various teardowns.

SCR / Thyristor In Power Electronics – Isolation, Day 14

A talk about SCRs and thyristors in different sizes, packages and from different points in time. A Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR) is a unidirectional semiconductor. …

Power Diodes and Diodes In Power Electronics – Isolation, Day 13

A talk about diodes of various sizes, from different ages, development in technology and power levels. The only things missing would be selenium diodes as …

70 kV / 65 kW X-Ray System, Transformer and Inverter – Isolation, Day 12

I give an overview of a 65kW X-ray generator system for a 70 kV X-ray transformer. The fullbridge of 400A 1200V IGBT bricks makes for …

Power Resistors and Resistors In Power Electronics – Isolation, Day 11

A talk about different kind of power resistors, values, wattage rating, inductive and non-inductive resistors, carbon, wire, copper and all that has to do with …

High Current Measurements – Isolation, Day 10

I go through my collection of current transformers. Regular ratio transformers, hall effect sensors, shunts, Pearson and Ion Physics current monitors and how to make …

High Voltage Transformers – Isolation, Day 9

I go through my collection of iron/ferrite core high voltage transformers. MOTs, OBITs, NSTs, PTs and X-ray transformers. Microwave Oven-, Oil burner ignition-, neon sign- …

High Voltage Equipment Repair Queue – Isolation, Day 8

I show the most interesting high voltage gear and equipment that I need to repair. From manufacturers like Glassman, Haefely and others.

Power Vacuum, Radio and Electron Tubes – Isolation, Day 7

A talk about various power vacuum, radio or electron tubes, depending on what you like to call them. Triodes, Tetrodes and Pentodes in a range …

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 …

Heat Sinks, So cold, Much Metal – Isolation, Day 5

From all the different teardowns I have done through the time, I have always kept the nicest parts and pieces to use in future projects. …