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Default Why do some manufacturers wrap the electrolytic capacitor that gets the hottest in a switching power supply in shrink wrap?

En el artículo , Phil Allison

The shrink wrap used on electros that run hot is prone to breaking and
exposing the metal outer.

Often, there is enough leakage to this outer to be a shock hazard.

Unlike the shock hazard that's likely to be present on the adjacent

You're full of ****, Phil.