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Some cap-start motors have the capacitor internal to the housing, physically on the armature. It is connected via a normally closed circuit, for starting. Once the motor is running, centripetal force causes the circuit to open, for running. If the mechanical apparatus, the bit affected by centripeta...
- Sun Jul 03, 2005 7:14 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Three phase power, from 220V line??
- Replies: 7
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It sounds like they are trying to utilize an improper panel to save a buck. In effect, 2/3 of the breakers will be feeding off of one of the 110v lines and only 1/3 of the breakers off the other 110v line. This is rather inefficient, as they can safely only use this panel to 66% of it’s capacity no ...