Power factor correction

How the active power factor correction changes the wave shape of current drawn by a load to improve the power factor ?

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  • Jun 19th, 2014

The power factor correction device is known as power factor improver and the work is to reduce the extra reactive power usage by the load.

When we purchase the power from the electricity companies then they give active+reactive power and we also pay for both but the reactive power need by your devices is very less but they use extra reactive power but by improving the angle between the current and the voltage we can reduce your. Electricity bill.

The only use of reactive power is for producing the MAGNETISING  CURRENT in our rotating devices.

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