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Can drives run capacitive loads?

Published date: 21 January 2019

Issue:
Can drives run capacitive loads?

Product Line:
All Variable Frequency Drives

Environment:
All models and serial numbers

Cause:
None

Resolution:
No, variable frequency drives are designed for inductive 3 phase motors only.   Using these Fads on electronic circuit boards can cause short circuit faults.  They cannot be used on capacitive loads. 

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