Tag Archives: capacitance

I must be doing something right!

Back in April 2011, I started writing on this blog site as a way to help my local contractors and dealers. Most of the posts were based on issues these persons were experiencing and this was a good forum to … Continue reading

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Compressor Locked Rotor Diagnostic

Each year, the compressor manufacturer’s receive numerous field returned compressors that¬†apparently have failed. A significant number of these, believe it or not, are still in good working order. ¬†A high percentage of these good compressors are single phase compressors condemned … Continue reading

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How to Test Capacitors

I know I am dating myself and I really hate to say this, but “when I started in this industry” I learned to test capacitors with an analog volt-ohm meter (Simpson 260 VOM to be exact and still a great … Continue reading

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