3 phase ac motor

Old 04-25-08, 07:53 AM
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3 phase ac motor

I have a 3 phase motor on a compressor I need to know if there is anyway to connect to 2 or single phase the motor specs are as follows
us electric motor frame 182t volt 200 amp 10
design b code k rpm 1740 f9635-00-411
I have 240 available in the garage
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short answer is no you can not get 3 phase motor running in the single phase supply it will not run that way,

and majorty of the resdentail area dont have three phase supply at all.

Old 04-25-08, 08:03 AM
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For the longer answer see here: http://www.metalwebnews.com/howto/ph-conv/ph-conv.html but may be simpler cheaper to just change out the motor.

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