Book at a Glance

PART IV - Power Capacitors and Reactive Power Controls

Chapter 26. Protection, maintenance and testing of capacitor units

• Protection and safety requirements
Installation and maintenance of capacitor units
Test requirements

Protection and safety requirements
As discussed in the previous chapters, a capacitor may have to encounter many unfavourable service conditions when in operation. Most of them may lead to its direct over-loading. Summing up all such conditions, a capacitor would need protection against the following:

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