Motor and drive compatibility: A must

Lindhorst, Paul K.
June 1998
EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Jun98, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p30
Trade Publication
Describes variable frequency drives (VFDs) and how it can improve electric motor performance. Need for motor and drive compatibility in order to prevent motore failure; Winding stresses and bearing failures as a result of incompatible systems; Effect of the rise time at the motor on the distribution of voltage; Importance of knowing the peak voltage at the motor. INSET: Possible solutions..


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