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#1 cnced1

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Posted 30 May 2004 - 11:47 PM

Hello all,

I'm not sure how to go about this. I have a milling machine that is 110V, 3/4 horsepower and simple forward and reverse. I have recently purchased a CNC software/hardware based controller for a VFD. I also have 220V single phase ready to go. I'm looking for an inexpensive VFD/motor combo that will work for my machine.

Thanks in advance.

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Posted 31 May 2004 - 06:17 AM

Hello Cnced1

Welcome to the forum

You will need a single phase input three phase output VSD and a 220 volt three phase motor. You can not use a VSD on a single phase motor!!

These are available in most electrical equipment suppliers, but if you have difficulty getting on, I can probably organise one from here. It would be preferable to get one locally if you can.

Best regards

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Posted 31 May 2004 - 10:42 PM

Thanks for the info Marke.
I'm in the USA and have found http://www.wegelectric.com/.
They offer a setup with a 2 HP odp or tefc 3 phase motor and a VFD with encoder feedback. Sounds like a plan to me. The more horsepower the better.




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