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To big currents #129968
12/05/05 04:55 AM
12/05/05 04:55 AM
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daniell82  Offline OP
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Hello excuse my i dont speak english well [Linked Image] I have problem with too big currents in the neutral wire of Zig-Zag-y grounding transformer. To the neutral wire of transformer on the Z site connected is a coil and this is grounded. This coil function is compensation too big capacitive currents but it not help too well. (How can I past a picture here?)

[This message has been edited by daniell82 (edited 12-07-2005).]

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12/05/05 10:56 AM
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Gee Daniel, I don't know what to tell you. This might be a case where you should provide a drawing or pic of a drawing so we can better grasp the situation. This doesn't seem like a way to achieve power factor correction to me. If you assume that the neutral and ground are hard bonded at an entrance, having same on both ends of a transformer winding would seem to be asking for neutral/ground loop currents and a failed transformer down the road.
Joe


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