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Hey all...
Well I ordered the replacement capacitors and just got them in the mail...one question...they are oval and the ones i am replacing are round.

Does it make a difference?
 

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As above.
 

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An oval shape dissipates internally generated heat better, assuming the same enclosed volume, because an oval has more surface area than a circle.
Maybe this shape change was for that purpose, maybe not.

Check it before installing, at least for a short.
 

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An oval shape dissipates internally generated heat better, assuming the same enclosed volume, because an oval has more surface area than a circle.
Maybe this shape change was for that purpose, maybe not.

Check it before installing, at least for a short.
yeah, the round ones let the electrons flow better:whistling2:just like round ducts
allows better airflow.

Actually Yoyzit, the round ones take up less space and that allows for a smaller control compartment. All about cost.
 

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Yes, but those electrons travel in an oval orbit............... OVAL!! :thumbup:
Wrong. that is just perspective that makes it appear oval.


see? this is a how a single electron in it's orbit if viewed from above LOOKS.
The broken line represents the electron's circular (round) path as it moves along it's orbit. ROUND RULES!
 

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Oh you just have all the answers. :laughing:
What if it's not a hydrogen atom? Those electrons would smack into each other and go into an oval shaped orbit. I just know it. Oval rules!! :thumbsup:
 

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When H2 and O2 are combined to make H2O.

Whats happens to the second O molocule?
 

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i know this is an old thread but, i came across it asking the same question. thought this would be important for others that may as well.

http://www.marsm-a.com/images/Capacitor_Basics-98610.pdf

The newest technology in capacitor design:
Rather than using sheets of foil separated by several layers of paper
to create the plates and insulation, metallized capacitors use sheets of
polypropylene film onto which is “sprayed”, or metallized, a thin layer
of metal. Two metallized films are then wound together very tightly to
form the capacitor.
The resulting roll is very hard and cannot be squeezed into a
traditional oval shape.
 
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