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Switch for Phase Converter #210259
06/06/13 07:59 PM
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I've got a customer with a rotary phase converter used to power a lathe and a band saw. He is currently using the disconnect switch to turn it on and off. This is a breaker which finally gave up on him last week. I replace the breaker as a temporary fix. What is a good method of switching the phase converter on and off multiple times a day?

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Re: Switch for Phase Converter [Re: schenimann] #210261
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Re: Switch for Phase Converter [Re: schenimann] #210270
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