Phase Converter Talk

MOTOR ENCLOSURE TYPES

Posted by Glen Floreancig on

  Thank you Katie Rydzewski for explaining the motor enclosure types so well.   Motor Enclosure types.

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN ODP AND TEFC IDLER GENERATOR? WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT?

Posted by Glen Floreancig on

Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled [TEFC] TEFC Motors are more reliable. Air flows over the motor and have much more iron for cooling the motor and provide more power. Open Drip Proof [ODP] Open Motors - Pull foreign objects in, along with the air for cooling.   Watch the Link below. https://vimeo.com/89532276

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HOW DOES THE COST OF A PHASE CONVERTER COMPARE TO THAT OF REPLACING THREE-PHASE MOTORS WITH SINGLE-PHASE ONES?

Posted by Glen Floreancig on

In small horsepower ratings (under 3 HP), it may actually be economical to replace the motors. When the motor size is larger than 5 HP, however, single-phase motors are extremely difficult to find and expensive. Single-phase motors are also far more maintenance-prone and much less efficient than three-phase motors.

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A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO BUYING PHASE CONVERTERS

Posted by Glen Floreancig on

Deciding to migrate to a phase converter or replace an old one is a major decision. Even at the low end, you are looking at a significant investment that could run into the thousands of dollars depending on what you need. Before you look at dozens of 3 phase converters for sale, however, make sure you take into consideration the following.   Assess Your Single Phase Capacity You must make sure that your single phase input is adequate to be sent through 3 phase converter, otherwise, you are just wasting money. To calculate how much single phase power you need,...

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Top Industrial Applications of Phase Converters

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