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Capacitors for Motor-Start

A range of Aluminium Electrolytic Motor Start Capacitors, housed in an Aluminium case. These capacitors are suitable for small and medium size electric motors. Electrical connections via single Terminal for single cane and wire for double alluminium cane suitable for soldering or push on receptacles. The duty cycle rating is 1.67 % or 1/60 th full time and corresponds to a maximum duty cycle of 20 starts each of three seconds duration per hour.

Capacitance Range  20 mfd To 400 mfd
 Tolerance  + 10%
 Rated Voltage  120 to 300 Vac
 Max. Cutoff Voltage (r.m.s.)  150 to 375 Vac
 Surge Voltage  1.25 X rated voltage
 Climatic Category  -30oC to +70oC

motor start capacitor

Motor Power (HP)

Capacitance (mfd)

less than 1/6 20-25
1/6 30-40
1/4 40-60
1/3 60-80
1/2 80-100
3/4 100-120
1 120-150
11/2 150-200
2 200-250