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Single phase motor type detection

Single phase motor type detection

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We have a single phase motor. we also have a vfd which supports PSC( permanent splitted capacitor) and single phase Shaded pole motors. The pictures of the motor plate and the capacitor on it are attached.
Is this motor categorized in any of the supported types, i.e. PSC or shaded pole? How can I detect single phase motor types?
Thanks in advance


RE: Single phase motor type detection

The best way to tell is to open the end bell and see if there is a centrifugal switch. If there is, it's not PSC. If there isn't, it likely is, although it could possibly use an external potential relay.


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RE: Single phase motor type detection

Use Google to see if you can find the motor specs based on the name plate data?

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Ashtree
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RE: Single phase motor type detection

To ashtree's point:
http://www.gefeg-neckar.de/fileadmin/user_upload/D...
Yours is the EG71 diagram. Nothing says for sure, but that diagram appears to indicate that it is PSC; no start switch and the cap is in series with one winding.


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RE: Single phase motor type detection

The relatively small capacitance value and the MKP dielectric type code suggest it's a run capacitor, so another vote for it being a PSC motor.

RE: Single phase motor type detection

A more definitive answer - certainly looks like a PSC type.


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