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#64298 - 04/04/06 06:54 PM 240/120 D
Dnkldorf Offline

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Can you run a 208 single phase motor of this 240/120D 3 phase service?


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#64299 - 04/04/06 07:11 PM Re: 240/120 D
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I have always heard you shouldn't run L/N loads on a wild leg unless it was a real 3 transformer delta. It is supposed to screw up the voltage across the open side compared to the closed side.
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#64300 - 04/04/06 08:31 PM Re: 240/120 D
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You need to look at the motor name plate. If
the motor is rate 208/240 its ok. If not you may need to install a bucking transformer.


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