Merlin Gerin 1600A vs. 10A Circuit Breaker 4000 FPS Slow Motion

This is a Merlin Gerin Masterpact M16N1 Circuit Breaker rated at 1600A/690VAC (Roughly 1.9MW 3-phase energy!) here is it tested against a C10A 1P+N MCB …

5kJ capacitor bank fired at 12kVDC / 3.5kJ charge

Third experiment with the bank of 35 electrolytic capacitors connected in series. Results are better than theoretical estimate, which was 6000 A limited by ESR, …

5kJ capacitor bank, 1.5kJ BANG test at end!

For now all details during development and testing can be found on the forum thread: https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=25.0 35 capacitors in series, each 450VDC/1000uF, for a 48 …

4kJ capacitor bank videos

This is the first test of short-circuiting 1800VDC from a 2500uF capacitor through a mini circuit breaker to see what kind of damage a high …