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variable frequency drives 
how they work ........ please read before you call me at 3 am and ask why I sent the wrong motor .it could happen lol.

sometimes I get  calls ,and the question is why did you send me a 220 volt 3 phase motor . I don't have 220 volt and I definitely don't have 3 phase power in my residential home . I did send you the right stuff .

 the answer is if you want a variable speed drive to control your motor this is how they are set up .   

the drive acts as a phase converter
 1 phase to 3 phase  & sometimes a step up from 110 to 220 


the drive takes  1 phase 110V / 220V converts it to 220 volt 3 phase power  to run  the motor  .

 the speed is regulated by varying the HZ sent to the motor .  ac electric  power has a 60 hz frequency per second . drives  lower this frequency to slow down the speed . for example a motor that is 220 V 3 phase 60 hz rpm 3450   at 60 hz will turn at 3450 rpm & 30 hz = 1725 rpm   15 hz = 862.5 .and at 0 hz the rpm will be 0 

the amount of power needed to run a belt grinder just would not work with a simple 110 volt dimmer switch . besides the 110 volt 1 phase motors have a big capacitor that would blow up if you did try it .


 
NEMA 4 /DUST PROOF DRIVES
& IP 51 

NEMA 4 Enclosures constructed for either indoor or outdoor use to provide a degree of protection to personnel against access to hazardous parts; to provide a degree of protection of the equipment inside the enclosure against ingress of solid foreign objects (falling dirt and windblown dust); to provide a degree of protection with respect to harmful effects on the equipment due to the ingress of water (rain, sleet, snow, splashing water, and hose directed water); and that will be undamaged by the external formation of ice on the enclosure.



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kbac-24  now included with ph427
standard model . 
nema 4 drive for you ph427 
1 hp  
great drive ,rugged aluminum enclosure . rated for indoor / outdoor , will withstand ,rain , splashed water ,spilled coffee,dust and metal chips. 
fully enclosed aluminum case dust/liquid splash proof nema 4 new in box with  mfg warranty 





kbac27 NEMA 4
110 V up to 1.5 hp 
220 V for 2 hp 
this is the standard dive you will get with all 1.5 hp or 2 hp upgrade orders .

great drive ,rugged aluminum enclosure . rated for indoor / outdoor , will withstand ,rain , splashed water ,spilled coffee,dust and metal chips
 

 

Lenze AC Tech SMVector
availble in 1 hp to 3 hp 
ESV112N01SXC Lenze AC Tech SMVector 1.5 HP (1.1 kW), 120-240V single phase input NEMA 4 (IP65) 

ac tech nema 4 1.5 hp drive with optional speed dial on lower access cover out all the drives I have used over the years this is the best overall performer . speed regulation is precise down to the 10th of a second . has ramp up and ramp down that can be set to stop or start the drive at a set speed . I have mine set at 7 seconds start and 10 seconds to stop . 

I use a 3 hp 220volt ac tech nema 4 to run my 2 hp stainless steel BALDOR motor . I push that motor hard ,lean into it and run it at top speed 7500 SFPM and it will push right through everything I throw at it .

I used a baldor VS1MX nema 4 harsh duty and a kbac 27d and neither came close to this drive .                               

in my opinion this is a far superior variable speed drive compared to the kbac series drives . optional speed potentiometer can be set up on these drives as shown in first picture 

if you want a a reliable tough  drive then this is it . highly recommended. 





1.5 hp drive 115 volt input        
2 hp drive 220 volt input            
Upgrade from kbac 27d               85.00  
 
 






























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