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Old Aug 22, 2003, 03:03 AM
Charles Ping
Charles Ping
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Re: Single phase motor

Well the price of a VFD depends on the motor rating.
According to Tony Griffiths site Viceroy motors varied from 0.75HP to
1.5HP. A llower power VFD is probably sub 100 quid with the bigger one
50% more. Of course you can pay a shed load more than that.

Like on this completed ebay auction
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...category=40000

Charles



On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 18:54:19 +0100, "Stephen Carr"
<blabla@hotmail.com> wrote:

>Well ,don't have the lathe yet, but its a denford viceroy TDS, I only want a
>ruff price for a VSD so I can decide if I can afford the lathe.
>
>Thanks
>
>"Jonathan Barnes" <jbarnes@ATnetcomuk.co.uk> wrote in message
>news:bi2t8k$e4g$1@taliesin2.netcom.net.uk...
>> Can you post the details from the motors rating plate ?
>>
>> "Stephen Carr" <blabla@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> news:gU51b.8398$rb1.5901@news-binary.blueyonder.co.uk...
>> > 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
>> > newsli9kv4np2idr3p6pifq5586j1mt8pdtg1@4ax.com...
>> > > 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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