capacitor is load free component but why ampare meter shows
current when capacitor bank breaker close?




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capacitor is load free component but why ampare meter shows current when capacitor bank breaker cl..

Answer / abdurrahim

As we know that Electrical is having two type of load,
Active and Reactive.Capacitor is a reactive load,Which is
not considering as a load,& its factor is Isin@.Meter is
design based on Current RMS value.Because of it, Meter is
showing the current RMS value.

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capacitor is load free component but why ampare meter shows current when capacitor bank breaker cl..

Answer / samar

the capacitor bank takes a current to charging thier
plates .the ampare meter shoing this current & also there
are some dielectric loss

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capacitor is load free component but why ampare meter shows current when capacitor bank breaker cl..

Answer / rama krishna

capacitor is a leading kvar generator.name plate of the
capacitor bank gives the current details also.it is not
taking the load(amps) from the mains and it is giving
reactive load to the mains.that load shows in am meter.

Is This Answer Correct ?    6 Yes 5 No




capacitor is load free component but why ampare meter shows current when capacitor bank breaker cl..

Answer / ayush purwar

Because it stores energy in it.
After an external current is removed..

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capacitor is load free component but why ampare meter shows current when capacitor bank breaker cl..

Answer / shrikant muthineni

If i am not wrong than what rama wants to convey is that as
capaitor is a KVAR generator the ampere shown in the
ammeter is the load actual consumped more by the sys if
the capacitor bank is not there,please correct if i am
wrong.

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