High Voltage Insulators – Isolation, Day 20

In this video I talk about some of the high voltage insulator items I have collected. Normal household 230/400VAC porcelain insulators with brass mounting hardware. Lineman clamping connectors to be operated by an insulated rod. From a large distribution transformer, …

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High Power Plugs and CEE plugs 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 plugs used in Europe. Ranging from 230V 10A to 400V 63A.

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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 kept 50+ Ampere rated bricks, single or half-bridge modules and 3 phase modules without built-in …

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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. DC, AC (low and high frequency).

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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 privately owned scrap yards and metal recyclers in your area to get the same opportunities …

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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.

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SCR / Thyristor In Power Electronics – Isolation, Day 14

A talk about SCRs and thyristor in different sizes, packages and from different points in time. A Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR) is a unidirectional semiconductor. It is the solid state equivalent of the thyratron (which I showed in this video. …

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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 I forgot where I put them and I do unfortunately not own a mercury arc …

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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 full-bridge of 400A 1200V IGBT bricks makes for a powerful inverter to drive the ferrite cored high voltage transformer.

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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 resistance.

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