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BIL ratings

  1. Feb 23, 2014 #1
    The difference between BIL rating and Maximum voltage? Like is the BIL voltage the highest it can take in just one instant? how do i know what is the highest continuous voltage a piece of equipment can take? Like for a Cap bank i see a BIL rating but i need to know whats the maximum voltage

    (like lets say its for 115kv and i wanted to run it at 1.1pu would it be damaged)
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  3. Feb 24, 2014 #2


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    The rated continuous use voltage is its working voltage, sometimes abbreviated VW.
  4. Feb 24, 2014 #3
    so it should list that to correct? I can only find a BIL rating :/
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