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Author Topic: One 10HP motor, or 2-5hp motors  (Read 1214 times)

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Re: One 10HP motor, or 2-5hp motors
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2019, 11:51:50 AM »
Those are good prices. $180 for a 25hp vfd is a rare bargain I think. 

Sounds like youíre all set. Keep us posted. 
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Re: One 10HP motor, or 2-5hp motors
« Reply #21 on: September 20, 2019, 01:52:05 PM »
With a VFD you can "soft start "it .My shop has a 5 HP convertor I made which is running a total load of 6.5 HP .The start circuit will start all three motors plus the convertor at the same time .I got me some big old capacitors on that thing . 8).

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Re: One 10HP motor, or 2-5hp motors
« Reply #22 on: September 20, 2019, 04:24:32 PM »
Where did you score those deals? great prices. Especially for the motor.

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Re: One 10HP motor, or 2-5hp motors
« Reply #23 on: September 26, 2019, 10:20:43 PM »
Dual electric motor drives are done all the time in my area, where larger hp's are required on single phase power, so dual 7.5's or dual 10hp can be started individually and get more hp than one 10hp single can.     Grain bin draw outs are all dual drives and many load out augers as are some direct drive dual fan bin fans.   

Not sure why you'd want dual 5's though, you can start one ten on single phase power unless likes already been stated, you had the motors. 

Curious where you got a vfd that cheap?


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