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Thread: Burgess BK3 MK2 capacitor
22/10/2020 20:38:32

Yes thought that regarding capacitor.

Edited By Russell McGuinness on 22/10/2020 20:40:04

22/10/2020 18:43:27

Hi All

Replaced on/off switch as wasn't switching neutral. Seems to be working OK and cutting fine with the capacitor I have shown in my previous post. Hopefully this will be everything.

Anymore advice welcomed and thanks for all your input.

22/10/2020 14:40:50

Hello yes I've seen your link but then Not Done It Yet has mentioned about 400V DC which is confusing me.

22/10/2020 12:59:17

Hello Not done it yet

Many thanks for your reply. The mains input is 230v. Can you clarify which type of capacitor I need as I am still a bit stumped!

Thank you

22/10/2020 12:31:50

Hello Emgee

Thanks for the speedy reply. I had a feeling about that. For the sake of a few quid I will order one like in the previous post on this thread and try it and keep you posted.



22/10/2020 11:48:01

Here is a link to photo of the capacitor I've tried.

Edited By Russell McGuinness on 22/10/2020 11:48:43

22/10/2020 10:43:35

Hello All

Following this topic I've got a Burgess BK3 bandsaw someone's asked me to look at. He was told by someone else it could be the capacitor but the original capacitor is not attached to the motor.

I've asked another Electrician who's given me a new capacitor but it is not the same rating as the one discussed in this post.

The bandsaw powers on as the light emits but when you press the switch on it doesn't do anything.

I have attached a photo of the capacitor he has given me and this one is 230v the bandsaw is 230v but would it need to be a 400v rated capacitor. This is beyond my scope of electrical knowledge.

Many thanks in advance.

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