kilovar

kilovar

[′kil·ə‚vär]
(electricity)
A unit equal to 1000 volt-amperes reactive. Abbreviated kvar.
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cross section, (c) multistage capacitors boards 75 & 250 Kilovar at 400/ 525 volt, (d) electrolytic red copper flat (strips) 50/ 5 Amp., (e) plastic insulated copper wire of 35 mm2 cross section, (f) same but of 16 mm2 cross section, (g) 200 Amp./ 12 kV three phase overhead fuses, (h) different color Sipes branded paste & vanish, also gypsum, cement & ceramic tiles.
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The total or apparent power required by an inductive device is a composite of Real power, measured in kW, and Reactive power, caused by the magnetizing current required to operate the device, which is (measured in kilovars, kVAR.