Overheating of the motor andor transformer would occur possibly causing failure

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Overheating of the motor and/or transformer would occur, possibly causing failure of either component. This condition is more pronounced when one transformer is used to power one motor and the running amperes of the motor is in the vicinity of the full load ampere rating of the transformer. The following precautions should be followed: (1) When one transformer is used to operate one motor, the running amperes of the motor should not exceed 65% of the transformer’s full load ampere rating. (2) If several motors are being operated from one transformer, avoid having all motors start at the same time. If this is impractical, then size the transformer so that the total running current does not exceed 65% of the transformer’s full load ampere rating. 35. Why are Small Distribution Transformers not used for Industrial Control Applications? Industrial control equipment demands a momentary overload capacity of three to eight times normal capacity. This is most prevalent in solenoid or magnetic contactor applications where inrush currents can be three to eight times as high as normal sealed or holding currents but still maintain normal voltage at this momentary overloaded condition. Distribution transformers are designed for good regulation up to 100 percent loading, but their output voltage will drop rapidly on momentary overloads of this type making them unsuitable for high inrush applications. Industrial control transformers are designed especially for maintaining a high degree of regulation even at eight times normal load. This results in a larger and generally more expensive transformer. For a complete listing of ACME industrial control transformers, refer to Section V. 50 100 150 200 250 20 40 60 80 100 SPEED (PERCENT OF SYNCHROUS SPEED) TORQUE (PERCENT OF FULL LOAD TORQUE) SPEED vs TORQUE FOR A TYPICAL THREE PHASE INDUCTION TYPE SQUIRREL CAGE MOTOR STALL ZONE
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ACME ELECTRIC MILWAUKEE, WI 800.334.5214 acmepowerdist.com 10 SECTION DRY-TYPE DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS 1 36. Can 4-Winding Single Phase Transformer be auto- connected? Yes. There are occasions where 480 volts single phase can be stepped down to 240 volts single phase by autoconnecting a standard 4-winding isolating transformer as shown in Figure 1. If connected in this manner, the nameplate kVA is doubled. For example: A 10 kVA load can be applied to a 5 kVA 4-winding transformer if connected per Figure 1. 37. What about balanced loading on Three Phases? Each phase of a three phase transformer must be considered as a single phase transformer when determining loading. For example: A 45 kVA three phase transformer with a 208Y/120 volt secondary is to service 4 loads at 120 volts single phase each. These loads are 10 kVA, 5 kVA, 8 kVA,and 4 kVA. NOTE: that maximum loading on any phase does not exceed 10 kVA. Each phase has a 15 kVA capacity.
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  • Spring '20
  • Electricity distribution, Three-phase electric power, Mains electricity, Single-phase electric power

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