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Old January 3rd, 2018, 07:26 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by strantor View Post
... Because a motor could be run indefinitely at double its rated amps and half its rated voltage without exceeding the SF rating, if it applies to HP.
I don't know where you came up with this, but you are dead wrong...

Understand that if you RECONNECT a 460V motor as 230V, yes, the current in each phase doubles, but so do the NUMBER OF COILS used in parallel within the motor, so the current on EACH WINDING remains the same.
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