Advantages and disadvantages of iron core inductors

There are some advantages of iron core inductors are given below,

    • The iron core inductor has a high Q factor.
    • The iron core inductor has a large inductance value as compared to air core inductor.
    • It has low losses as compared to air core inductor.
    • It is simple in construction and size.

There are some disadvantages of iron core inductors are given below,

  • The iron core inductor has a more eddy current.
  • In iron core inductor loss increases at higher frequencies.
  • It has harmonic current rating.
  • It has sophisticated isolation.
Iron core inductors

Iron core inductors

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