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    Do you have a model number for the motor? That'll...

    Do you have a model number for the motor? That'll go a long ways.

    Sent from my SM-G973W using Tapatalk
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    Take a picture of the data plate on the...

    Take a picture of the data plate on the transformer. Something isn't right.

    You don't want to run that motor at anything other than what it's wired for, unless the data plate indicates it can be...
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    Maho MH700 Repair and Parts

    Looking at my new-to-me mill today and I have some questions I'm hoping some here can answer.

    Everything functions fine on the mill with the exception of the rapid traverse. I get grinding from...
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    That's a steal. Local power company wants 95k to...

    That's a steal. Local power company wants 95k to run 3 phase 300 feet down the road to my property line, then I'm still on the hook for everything from the high tension to the house.

    Not sure...
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    208 service and transform anything up to 480 that...

    208 service and transform anything up to 480 that isn't field rewireable. 480 is ideal for commercial environments with tons of equipment and relatively low concern for idle costs. You will spend...
  6. I believe it's an earth ground. I didn't see a...

    I believe it's an earth ground. I didn't see a terminal on that switch that you're replacing it with, so I would ground it to the machine somewhere.

    The new switch is all plastic, the old one...
  7. Replacing the FWD/REV switch in my 1988 Hafco lathe: Wiring ..... HELP!

    Looking closely. The wire marked S will go to S and same for R. The wire marked U will go to U and V will go to V. The wire marked 1 will go to the 5 terminal and 6 is left with nothing in it. If the...
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    Thanks for the reply. Pricing it out it appears...

    Thanks for the reply. Pricing it out it appears we'd be right at 3800 for a 30HP VFD and the necessary chokes etc.

    I happened to be searching for used Phase Perfects and came across a 20HP DPC20...
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    Yep that may work. I've checked the cfm...

    Yep that may work. I've checked the cfm requirements for the cabinet and outdoor gun we're wanting to use, and they're right at 40CFM full load, hence why the bigger drive.

    I should clarify,...
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    When I estimated a phase perfect it came in the...

    When I estimated a phase perfect it came in the $4400 range (CAD after landing). So far I've gotten a quote back for $2480 for a SJ700.

    I agree soft start won't be super necessary, but the motor...
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    Tank is 120 gallons, rated output is 50CFM at...

    Tank is 120 gallons, rated output is 50CFM at 175PSI.

    We will rarely be using full output, so the plan was to set the vfd up on a low load setting for most of the time then have a switch to flip...
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    Thanks for the reply. Looking through options...

    Thanks for the reply.

    Looking through options it's hard to find stuff that is clearly suitable...

    I'm wondering, is this an acceptable solution? PC1-150, 15HP Phase Converter

    It's rated...
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    VFD vs RPC for compressor

    Good morning all,
    Looking for input based on experience here.

    I acquired a 15HP 3phase Ingersoll Rand compressor for a decent price, but don't have native 3 phase at our shop. The shop is...
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