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Old 09-20-2020, 02:48 PM   #40
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Smile Re: Panasonic FC series - leaking? quality gone?

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Originally Posted by bestsystem View Post
share some of my experience, the stuff (liquid and paper) in Panasonic FC is moderately flammable, will ignite with a cigar lighter and sustain fire.

many other caps are not flammable or unable to sustain fire.

this suggest fc is organic based with very little water.

with my limited chemistry knowledge, less water means less corrosion more stable and longer life
It is indeed a non-aqueous series. Regardless, if a cap catches fire in a power supply, something's seriously wrong :P
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