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Old January 13th, 2021, 01:26 AM   #12
lfe
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Originally Posted by GaryS View Post
A few things to think about on this
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Star is 2 winding in series to a center point each winding is still 400v
2 400v windings in series “ Star” would be a phase to phase line voltage of 800v
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Not in Europe

In the US there are usually motors on which the windings can be connected in pairs in parallel or in series and the voltages at which they can operate have a factor of 2 between them.

However in Europe I have never seen that type of connection and only star/delta connection with a factor of 1.73 is usually supported.

400V/690V voltages are the most common for motors in Europe, normally connected in delta, as the voltage currently used in most industrial installations is triphase 400V 50Hz
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