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Motor Start Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

KEMET's Motor Start Capacitors are housed in a round molded case meeting creepage and clearance distances according to IEC 60335-1 and flammability ratings according to UL94-V1. They feature double 6.3 mm quick connect terminals.

Series Capacitance Tolerance Voltage Temperature Description
MS/MD 25 µF to 750 µF
(approved)
±10% or
-0 +25%
MS:120, 220 260 VAC

MD:120/150, 220/280 and 260/300 VAC

(Surge voltage is 1.25 x rated voltage)
MS: -20 ºC to
+60 ºC

MD: -20 ºC to
+70 ºC
Developed for AC operation to start the motor by providing a leading current to the auxiliary winding. Designed for intermittent duty only and capable of withstanding the AC voltage applied during starting. MS is rated at a single voltage, while MD is rated with dual voltages. MD is VDE approved to EN 60252-2 for the defined ratings.