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240/120 D #64298
04/04/06 09:54 PM
04/04/06 09:54 PM
Dnkldorf  Offline OP
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Can you run a 208 single phase motor of this 240/120D 3 phase service?


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Re: 240/120 D #64299
04/04/06 10:11 PM
04/04/06 10:11 PM
gfretwell  Offline

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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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Re: 240/120 D #64300
04/04/06 11:31 PM
04/04/06 11:31 PM
Bob  Offline
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Mobile, AL, USA
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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