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Identifying Motor Capacitor Terminals

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Identifying Motor Capacitor Terminals

Most run capacitors and some starting capacitors are of the oil-filled type. This is especially true for high current motors such as those used to operate compressors. Many manufacturers of oil-filled capacitors will identify one terminal with an arrow, a painted dot, or by stamping a dash in the capacitor can, Figure 11–27. This identified …

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