Collection of parts used to demonstrate the construction of a wet electrolytic capacitor. Collection made and presented by E. T. C. Industries Ltd., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in about 1941. This type of capacitor was used in power supplies for radios and other electronic applications.
The collection was mounted on a display board with ST 021685, presumably at the Science Museum in Swanston Street.
The collection consists of: Complete electrolytic capacitor (8 microfarad), Minicap brand, wet type, also known as a condenser. Empty can Top seal of can Rubber bush and terminal for bottom of can Parts of internal insulating liner Anode crimped up Anode prior to being crimped
Donation from E.T.C. Industries Ltd, 02/09/1941
Complete capacitor: "(logo)ETC" / "SOLAR" / "8 MFD" / "500 P.V." / "4"
Type of item
73 mm (Length)
Dimensions of typical capacitor.