On 11/07/2016 07:59 PM, Mark Linimon wrote:
On Mon, Nov 07, 2016 at 11:23:58AM -0800, Chuck Guzis
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 :-)
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