ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
diazed fuses
by annemarie1. 02/24/18 08:05 PM
Solid state relay or not
by gfretwell. 02/24/18 04:52 AM
Whirlpool Recalls KitchenAid Electric Kettles
by Admin. 02/22/18 11:35 AM
110.26
by gfretwell. 02/18/18 12:14 AM
New in the Gallery:
Housebilding DIY wiring
SE cable question
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 3 guests, and 7 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
10hp air compressor controller #215380
04/25/15 11:01 AM
04/25/15 11:01 AM
akmaster  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 70
alaska
have a 10hp single phase 240v compressor I need to put a controller on...looking for simplest way...someone wired up a dedicated purpose starter but bypassed the coil and only using ps to shut down...no disco at compressor.

thanks for any info

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: 10hp air compressor controller [Re: akmaster] #215381
04/25/15 11:21 AM
04/25/15 11:21 AM
akmaster  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 70
alaska
looks like i need to come off the ps to the coil, the motor leads should not go through the ps, but someone wired this one with the motor leads going through the ps...i need to by pass that and go from starter to motor.

no disco in sight either...plan to set a switch at comp


Don't drive and TEXT! Drive now TALK LATER!
Re: 10hp air compressor controller [Re: akmaster] #215392
05/01/15 02:21 AM
05/01/15 02:21 AM
H
huawannabee  Offline
New Member
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 3
California
What are you describing with ps?

Re: 10hp air compressor controller [Re: akmaster] #215395
05/01/15 07:58 AM
05/01/15 07:58 AM
electure  Offline

Member
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,265
Fullerton, CA USA
huawannabee,

The Pressure Switch


Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
watersparkfalls
watersparkfalls
Washington...Not DC
Posts: 222
Joined: March 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 9
Popular Topics(Views)
244,084 Are you busy
181,127 Re: Forum
171,323 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.020s Queries: 15 (0.004s) Memory: 0.9588 MB (Peak: 1.0911 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-02-25 15:37:58 UTC