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4906RE: [PPLetterpress] 3 phase to single, help please.

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  • Michael T. Metz
    Nov 4, 2005
      Hi Joel,

      Sorry about how that turned out. I think
      you should talk to the guy that set you
      up with the 2hp motor. It doesn't sound
      like he did his job.

      Does the motor bog down when you engage
      the clutch? What are the other specs on
      the motor? RPM, etc.


      -----Original Message-----
      From: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      [mailto:PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Joel at D.L.
      Sent: Friday, November 04, 2005 4:58 PM
      To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] 3 phase to single, help please.

      Michael T. Metz wrote:

      >Or, a bigger (more hp) single phase motor.
      >Folks have told me that the HP rating on
      >a single phase motor won't pull what the
      >same rating on a 3ph. What HP is your
      The single phase motor is 2 hp, the three phase one was 1-1/2. I had a
      press mechanic source it for me, and assume he knew what he was doing.
      Maybe bigger motors require other kinds of monkeying around to make them

      I saved my three-phase motor, and I'm looking forward to the day I can
      put it back on.


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