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Old Aug 22, 2003, 03:03 AM
Stephen Carr
Stephen Carr
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Re: Single phase motor

Had a quick look on web but can't really find anything in UK (with google)
any web sites that sell these and can advise me on what type?

Thanks


"Charles Ping" <wells_hall@yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message
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> Stephen
>
> I reckon you'd be better off keeping the 3 phase motor and running the
> motor via an inverter (sometimes called a VFD - variable frequency
> drive)
> I run my lathe this way and so do many others. The benefits are:
> * Variable speed control of the motor
> * Very smooth motor (single phase motors vibrate as part of their
> design!)
> * No grubby motor changing process etc
>
> A trip to the Google Groups archive for this NG should tell you a lot.
> The one proviso is that your motor has to be able to be wired in
> "delta" rather than "star". If you look under the terminal cover for
> the motor if there are 6 terminals you're ok, if there are only three
> it's more difficult.
>
> Charles
>
>
>
>
> >Hi again.
> >
> >Well I'm looking at a Denford Viceroy Centre Lathe. TDS1, but it has a
> >problem, it's three phase and I only have one (
> >
> >How easy is it to buy a new single phase motor? I see machinemart sell
> >motors but being a newbie don't know what the hell I'm looking for size,
> >shaft dia. mounting bla bla
> >
> >Any ideas? (or even beter a product code and supplier)
> >
> >Thanks
> >

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