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#210259 - 06/06/13 07:59 PM Switch for Phase Converter  
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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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#210261 - 06/06/13 10:12 PM Re: Switch for Phase Converter [Re: schenimann]  
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#210270 - 06/07/13 02:07 AM Re: Switch for Phase Converter [Re: schenimann]  
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A motor rated disconnect.



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