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Faulty AC motor startup capacitor

Postby Gareth » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:20 pm

Gday, my shed compressor shat the startup cap, it is fitted with two, a cd60 and a cbb60. The cbb60 has clearly leaked. Anyhow, has anybody got any suggestions as to what to replace them with, there are $15 eBay units or should I be looking for a brand name?
Any ideas appreciated :thumbup:
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Re: Faulty AC motor startup capacitor

Postby Dylan » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:40 pm

Any Brand should do the job. Just watch the uf and voltage rating. A local electric motor rewind shop should stock some.

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Re: Faulty AC motor startup capacitor

Postby madmaxisback » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:00 pm

Hi mate. Not sure where you are but Element 14 should have?

Or

https://www.motiondynamics.com.au/start-run-capacitors/

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Re: Faulty AC motor startup capacitor

Postby vlad01 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:21 pm

I'd go RS components, that have way more range than any of the others like element14 or jaycar, mouser etc and its free courier regardless of order size.

I was able to get special Swiss made swivel type pull latch RF coax connectors for ultrasonic cutting head on CNC cutter to caps on my PC motherboard to genuine delphi OB2 terminals and plugs.
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Re: Faulty AC motor startup capacitor

Postby Gareth » Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:51 am

Thanks for the input guys :thumbup:

So the consensus is that brand doesn't matter, I'll just get some 'el cheapos' then
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Re: Faulty AC motor startup capacitor

Postby antus » Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:35 am

UF (micro farrad) matters, voltage must be same or higher.

There are polarity and non-polarity sensitive types and different technologies in the manufacturing but search fir cbb60 etc you'll get the right type.
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