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    Remember that when running a VFD you need to run...

    Remember that when running a VFD you need to run it in sensorless vector mode(most drives today have this mode) not volts/hertz mode. Volts/hertz mode will have very low torque at lower speeds while...
  2. In my experience, not many of the drives I worked...

    In my experience, not many of the drives I worked on gave you the ability to disable phase loss. But I'm getting dated now and not really keeping up with the latest bells and whistles of the new...
  3. Try L1 to L2. If that does not work then L1 to...

    Try L1 to L2. If that does not work then L1 to L3. Basically you need to hit the legs that power up the controls (and display). If the display comes on you are good.

    But not all drives can be...
  4. Don't think you specified what material the shaft...

    Don't think you specified what material the shaft is (or I missed it)- usually they are pretty exotic materials. Even run of the mill stainless steels normally don't hold up in a drum bleaching...
  5. I could use a motor pulley.........

    I could use a motor pulley.........
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    Jacobs 31-01 is a 3/8 chuck with a 1JT taper. ...

    Jacobs 31-01 is a 3/8 chuck with a 1JT taper. Its the largest 1JT chuck that I know of.
  7. In IEC frames the frame size is the shaft height...

    In IEC frames the frame size is the shaft height in millimeters.
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    As long as you can mount them, should be ok but...

    As long as you can mount them, should be ok but they will not share load equally unless they are matched motors. The slip will be different between the motors which means that one will hog more load...
  9. Some people are real jerks on this site sometimes...

    Some people are real jerks on this site sometimes but there is a tremendous wealth of knowledge here.

    I personally very much enjoyed and appreciated your post.
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    I would use AAI over KJ. But for what you are...

    I would use AAI over KJ. But for what you are doing you are probably ok with KJ. AAI is not far from KJ.
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    Which shop?

    Which shop?
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    I missed the 115 volt input but the rest of my...

    I missed the 115 volt input but the rest of my comments hold.

    As far as WEG, they have come a LONG LONG way in the last decade in their products. Motors and drives. Motors in particular can...
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    I also need a transmission shaft - 727 output...

    I also need a transmission shaft - 727 output shaft. At 3500 lbs car weight, a factory output shaft is known to be good to about 800 hp - drag racing. After that it is a crap shoot depending on how...
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    The CW300 drive is fine in my opinion. I know...

    The CW300 drive is fine in my opinion. I know the guys that developed that drive pretty well.

    A couple of points - historically the limiting factor on how big a drive you would want to use on a...
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    Did you talk to Rick? I have had very candid...

    Did you talk to Rick? I have had very candid conversations with Rick regarding making output shafts and he makes input shafts.

    I need a 727 output shaft that at this time is not available.
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    I would talk to Rick Allison at A&A transmission.

    I would talk to Rick Allison at A&A transmission.
  17. Totally agree.

    Totally agree.
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    My Dad ran a Jig Bore department for many years. ...

    My Dad ran a Jig Bore department for many years. Got my feet wet there starting when I was 15. I get misty whenever I see a Jig Bore........... LOL!
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    For $568 is it worth the bother? But yes, you...

    For $568 is it worth the bother? But yes, you can use 3 single phase transformers. Did it many years ago when I was a field service engineer.

    DAYTON Three Phase Transformer,3kVA,480V, 44YV05,...
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    Thanks! I meant IPM - IPS is a company I deal...

    Thanks! I meant IPM - IPS is a company I deal with........

    The machine is an Atrump bed mill with a Centroid control. My current coolant system is not very good. Bought the machine new around a...
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    Need advice on machining O-Ring groove

    I need to make a an o-ring groove that will capture the o-ring. In the past all the o-ring grooves I machined were for static pressure using the Parker guidelines and the o-rings move around in...
  22. Send me a PM..........

    Send me a PM..........
  23. As stated by others, for vfd installation the...

    As stated by others, for vfd installation the shield must be well bonded at both ends (drive and motor). The correct bushing for the cable should be used. The best VFD cable hands down that I know...
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    Industrial duty WEG motors are perfectly...

    Industrial duty WEG motors are perfectly acceptable. WEG has the best NEMA motor product manager hands down. But you want a Brazilian made motor not a Mexican made motor. Big difference.

    I have...
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    Can't comment on Vactra #1, but you can't get DTE...

    Can't comment on Vactra #1, but you can't get DTE Light in gallon containers anymore either. 5 gallon containers minimum.
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