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Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? #187324
06/22/09 02:27 AM
06/22/09 02:27 AM
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NORCAL  Offline OP
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This was the way I got this mess. Any comments welcomed.


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Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: NORCAL] #187340
06/23/09 12:45 AM
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EV607797  Offline
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Looks safe enough from this side of the country! Hey, at least they connected the ground wire so they were somewhat safety-conscious.


---Ed---

"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."
Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: EV607797] #187341
06/23/09 12:50 AM
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leland  Offline
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Lowell area, Ma. USA
Whats the hazard? aside from the install.

Even I would have put in a box.Or at least some 33!!!!
Cheap basta*&s.

Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: EV607797] #187344
06/23/09 02:42 AM
06/23/09 02:42 AM
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NORCAL  Offline OP
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Originally Posted by EV607797
Looks safe enough from this side of the country! Hey, at least they connected the ground wire so they were somewhat safety-conscious.


That TEK "grounding" screw is another problem too. crazy

Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: NORCAL] #187352
06/23/09 07:32 PM
06/23/09 07:32 PM
Alan Belson  Offline
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Why has it got seven wires going into it? confused Why is it parked on the tailgate of a truck? confused

Well, at least they attempted to scrape the paint off from under that self-tapping ground screw. smile


Wood work but can't!
Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: Alan Belson] #187381
06/24/09 10:23 PM
06/24/09 10:23 PM
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NORCAL  Offline OP
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Originally Posted by Alan Belson
Why has it got seven wires going into it? confused Why is it parked on the tailgate of a truck? confused

Well, at least they attempted to scrape the paint off from under that self-tapping ground screw. smile


Why is it parked on the tailgate? Because I wanted the motors, that's why. whistle

BTW the TEK screw is not a kosher method of grounding.

Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: NORCAL] #187385
06/25/09 10:00 AM
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What Class & Division??

Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: Yoopersup] #187468
06/27/09 05:18 PM
06/27/09 05:18 PM
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Texas_Ranger  Offline
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If it werent United States I'd say wye/delta three phase and thermal protection (though 8 wires seemed more likely in that context).

Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: Texas_Ranger] #187477
06/27/09 09:43 PM
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NORCAL  Offline OP
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The motor is 1 HP 1, rated for 115/208-230V.

Re: Is this any way to connect a haz. loc. motor? [Re: NORCAL] #187480
06/28/09 12:11 AM
06/28/09 12:11 AM
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frenchelectrican  Offline
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Did the fan came off from the spray booth area ? if so they are freaking nuts.

Merci,Marc


Pas de problme,il marche n'est-ce pas?"(No problem, it works doesn't it?)

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