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ESP cell Capacitor Busted!!

ESP cell Capacitor Busted!!

(OP)
Hi! everyone..

Last day my electrostatic precipitator cell (Switch mode power supply unit) i.e. providing output power of 16KV DC on input of 230V~, capacitor busted out.

On behalf of my knowledge, it might be because of earth fault in system or something else. Please suggest on this.

RE: ESP cell Capacitor Busted!!

Well, 'earth fault ... or something else' pretty much covers the universe.

Maybe some photos or model numbers or other information might shake loose a few suggestions.

For instance, how old is the installation? Perhaps it's just time for the capacitors to die.

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

RE: ESP cell Capacitor Busted!!

(OP)
@MikeHalloran: Unit is working since last 4years and it was hardly serviced, once in a year.

I do have have a picture but it is normally a 680 microfarad capacitor connected on ectronic card of smps.

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