Supercomputers, fishing for information

Jon Elson elson at
Mon Nov 7 22:31:40 CST 2016

On 11/07/2016 07:59 PM, Mark Linimon wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 07, 2016 at 11:23:58AM -0800, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> But if you're a suburban resident living on Mulberry Street, anything
>> but single-phase is pretty much out of the question.
> Oh, you can get it -- but be prepared for a large hassle.
> A former neighbor had a 440V 3-phase Italian lathe in his backyard shop,
> among other toys.  After he was laid off from his aerospace job doing
> machining it was how he made his living.  He was a very handy person
> to know :-)
> mcl
I have two 3-phase machines in my shop (Bridgeport mill and 
Sheldon lathe) and run them each off a properly-sized VFD.  
2-phase in, 3-phase out, plus variable speed and dynamic 


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