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10-08-20, 11:06 AM
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Posted By okrobie

Is anyone experienced in Powder Coating?

I bought a home made powder coat oven on Facebook last night. It is large enough for bicycle frames and it has a nice digital temperature control so at least that base is covered. I don't have a clue...
09-23-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Thank you telecom guy, that's wise to have a...

Thank you telecom guy, that's wise to have a reality check.

The compressor seems to be in good shape. If you turn it by hand, it goes, GLUG, GLUG, and if you put your finger over the outlet port,...
09-21-20, 09:44 PM
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Posted By okrobie

It would be nice if I got some feedback. Seems...

It would be nice if I got some feedback. Seems like I'm talking to myself.
09-21-20, 06:45 PM
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Posted By okrobie

I went to the junkyard today. Slim Pickins Not...

I went to the junkyard today. Slim Pickins Not many single phase. I may have to rebuild the old motor after all.
09-20-20, 07:21 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Hi telecom guy, I think you are right on target....

Hi telecom guy, I think you are right on target. I put my Klein clamp meter on the line and it was reading close to 60A. which is way too high. I didn't get a chance to check the torque, but I have a...
09-20-20, 01:36 AM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Well, PJ, I liked your idea. When I disconnected...

Well, PJ, I liked your idea. When I disconnected the start winding, I decided to try starting the motor without the start winding connected. Guess what...the motor started and ran just like...
09-18-20, 04:50 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Thanks PJ, I didn't hear the centrifugal switch...

Thanks PJ, I didn't hear the centrifugal switch and there was no smoke or overheating.

I'm thinking that the next thing I should try is to disconnect the starting circuit and see what happens if I...
09-18-20, 01:49 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

One of the things that has occurred to me is the...

One of the things that has occurred to me is the possibility that the centrifugal switch is not opening up to allow the field windings to take over. Ifr growling sound that I'm hearing. that were...
09-17-20, 07:53 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

I ohmed out the windings and was able to identify...

I ohmed out the windings and was able to identify the two field windings and the starting coil with centrifugal switch. I put the two field windings in parallel and the start circuit across the input...
09-16-20, 06:49 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Hi, I opened the housing today and it does indeed...

Hi, I opened the housing today and it does indeed have a centrifugal switch, but no capacitor. I think I remember something about Inductive start.

The wires coming from the field windings were...
09-15-20, 08:41 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Tolyn, I chopped up a big motor one time and took...

Tolyn, I chopped up a big motor one time and took about 25# of copper to the scrap yard. (Excuse me. Of course I meant to say "Recycling Center")
09-15-20, 08:35 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Three phase motors usually have a lot more leads...

Three phase motors usually have a lot more leads and connectors than that. They are usually wound so that they can run from a Delta or Y - 3 Phase transformer. The various permutations make a wide...
09-15-20, 07:52 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

I did find a dual voltage motor on Amazon that...

I did find a dual voltage motor on Amazon that was 240/480. I may just rewire the stators to put them in parallel instead of series. I should be able to do it correctly by using the formulas for...
09-15-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Thanks for the reply telecom guy, unfortunately...

Thanks for the reply telecom guy, unfortunately the budget won't support a trip to the motor shop. The whole unit only cost $50. Actually, budgetary issues are why I'm found lurking in the hallowed...
09-15-20, 12:48 PM
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Views: 646
Posted By okrobie

Unmarked single phase motor - is there a 480VAC 1Ph motor

Hi all, I have acquired a huge air compressor. The seller told me that the motor is single phase and it seems to have the correct number of wires. He also said that it was 7-1/2 HP. and it look big...
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Posted By okrobie

Whirlpool dishwasher model# WDF320PADSo won't dry

Works good in every respect but one. The control panel doesn't respond to the dryer control button. It will wash the load but must air dry. Any suggestions? Thanks, Jim
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Views: 1,454
Posted By okrobie

Repost smaller version of pix: <img...

Repost smaller version of pix:

<img src="https://thewebplace.com/images/pump_bottom.jpg" width="360" height="480"/>
<img src="https://thewebplace.com/images/screws_bottom.jpg" width="360"...
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Views: 1,454
Posted By okrobie

I forgot to paste the photos <img...

I forgot to paste the photos
<img src="https://thewebplace.com/images/pump_bottom.jpg" width="360" height="480"/>
<img src="https://thewebplace.com/images/screws_bottom.jpg" width="360"...
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Views: 1,454
Posted By okrobie

Well, I got it all stuffed back in there. There's...

Well, I got it all stuffed back in there. There's really only one way it can all go together properly. I just tried all the wrong ways until it looked right. I guess it was dumb luck that caused me...
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Posted By okrobie

Hmmm... the replacement motor is here and it's...

Hmmm... the replacement motor is here and it's all one piece. That is to say that the impeller and motor rotor do not come apart. Here is a photo. BTW I plugged it in and it runs smoothly. I should...
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Views: 1,454
Posted By okrobie

I can't wait to see how the coupling looks like...

I can't wait to see how the coupling looks like on the replacement unit. I'll run it with the old pump to see if it's still jerky. I think the jerkyness was due to the tore up coupling. I don't know...
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Views: 1,454
Posted By okrobie

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<img src="https://thewebplace.com/images/impeller%20coupling.jpg" width="3120" height="4160"/>I got it out and the motor runs but it is a little jerky. The couplings look bad. Here are photos of both...
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Views: 1,454
Posted By okrobie

Thanks but too late for that procedure. I have...

Thanks but too late for that procedure. I have some heavy movers blankets so I covered the front and laid it over. That gives me a good view of the drain pump. I disconnected the main line from the...
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Posted By okrobie

Thanks Pugsl, that's way better than I expected....

Thanks Pugsl, that's way better than I expected. You are great, but now that I have seen the drawing, I'm not so confident about my skill at removal and replacement. Has anyone got suggestions about...
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Views: 1,454
Posted By okrobie

Model number: WM8000HVA Serial number:...

Model number: WM8000HVA
Serial number: 509KWPV5L488
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