IEC 61270-1:1996 

Capacitors for microwave ovens - Part 1: General


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Applies to capacitors for microwave ovens operating at rated a.c. voltages of up to 3 000 V and a superimposed d.c. voltage of up to 1.13 times the value of rated a.c. voltage. Relates specifically to capacitors with a metal case and an upper rated maximum temperature of up to 100 °C, non-self-healing, with metal foil electrodes and dielectrics of paper and/or plastic, impregnated with a suitable oil. This part contains uniform rules regarding performance, testing and rating and specific safety rules.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1996-08-23
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 33 - Power capacitors and their applicationsrss
ICS31.060.70 - Power capacitors
97.040.20 - Cooking ranges, working tables, ovens and similar appliances
Stability date  2023
File size1543 KB

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