Re: Motor starting jolt

Nfwood
 

Why not put a VFD on a 220 VAC motor and program it for slow start?

Nelson Wood


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From: Oren obolt@... [SOUTHBENDLATHE]
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Sent: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 7:01 pm
Subject: Re: [SOUTHBENDLATHE] Motor starting jolt

I’m thinking a soft starter would manage incoming line voltage but would not reduce the initial surge coming from the starting capacitor. I believe it’s that starting capacitor that generates the big jolt making the motor jump at startup. I could be totally wrong for sure as I’m over my head on this.




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