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    Fair enough bud, a little arrogant, being that...

    Fair enough bud, a little arrogant, being that you posted how smart you are after gathering all the info even after the solution was presented to you. Its pretty easy to come up with that opionon to...
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    Hey Guys, I wanted to stop in and say thanks...

    Hey Guys,

    I wanted to stop in and say thanks for all the reply's, this is a great forum, with a lot of talent and knowledge and its really is appreciated!

    Brian
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    I hear yah Larry, it took me a bit to wrap my...

    I hear yah Larry, it took me a bit to wrap my head around it at first. Here is a drawing so you can visualize it. On a side note, the Rockwell Automation tech discovered that our drive had somehow...
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    Just a quick note on the feedback signal, we have...

    Just a quick note on the feedback signal, we have a secondary set of motors and gearboxes (auxiliary drives, across the line) that we run in the event of a main drive problem. They run to turn the...
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    Thanks for reply, I'm heading in shortly. 1....

    Thanks for reply, I'm heading in shortly.

    1. Series
    2. Yes it was running fine, our spare motor is designed such that it can be swapped to either the north or south motor (junction box feeders on...
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    Problem with DC Drive

    Hey Guys,

    Any help here is super appreciated! We have two 700HP DC motors wired in series, controlled by a PowerFlex DC Drive. We start the drive at about 10RPM and the motors start but surge on...
  7. I'm not arguing that your are not right to the...

    I'm not arguing that your are not right to the letter of the law, I have done this before (in ontario) on a few occasions and got my ESA sticker with no questions asked. I think if your were doing a...
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    Oh okay. I would think he should try starting it...

    Oh okay. I would think he should try starting it un-coupled from the fan first.
  9. You have to have an analog telephone line...

    You have to have an analog telephone line connected to your receiver or have it connected to your home network(internet) via the RJ45 jack, or order online.
  10. Satellite TV is an ingress only communication...

    Satellite TV is an ingress only communication system. Your receiver has a one way path of communication from the satellite to your receiver, very similar to your AM/FM radio. Your receiver doesn't...
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    This is tricky to troubleshoot with the...

    This is tricky to troubleshoot with the information we are given. A meg test isn't a continuity test ... posting actual values of your readings would be useful. I'm going to assume the following...
  12. Agreed, and if you pipe two panels together they...

    Agreed, and if you pipe two panels together they are technically considered one panel.
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    Thats my first question too? Go to the motor...

    Thats my first question too?

    Go to the motor junction box, disconnect feeders and meg the windings from there. You may find its your feeders, very rare that you would burn open a winding without...
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    Cold Start & Warm start Curves

    Hey Guys,

    One of our fans generally trips on a cold start. So i want to set up two start curves in the GE Multilin controller, a cold start and warm start. Its a 1500hp 4.16kV motor. This motor...
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    Sorry Nardie, when I say circuit breaker contacts...

    Sorry Nardie, when I say circuit breaker contacts in my last post I actually meant the contacts in the contactor. I worked a 16hr yesterday and i'm in the middle of a 12hr today. :sleep:
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    We have a good mix of MCC's at the plant I work...

    We have a good mix of MCC's at the plant I work at, ranging from GE & Westinghouse (from the early 1960's) to (semi modern) Cutler Hammer Advantage etc etc. So I hear yah in ... why replace the...
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    My mistake, i use the term ACB for any open air...

    My mistake, i use the term ACB for any open air contacts in a circuit breaker, (small or large) oil circuit breakers or vacuum type breakers i change the letters. I'm just a dumb electrician ... if...
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    Wait is that what he said or that what i said ..

    Wait is that what he said or that what i said ..
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    What he said, this type of ACB is generally used...

    What he said, this type of ACB is generally used in a motor starter bucket/cell. You would use this breaker and set the trip rating to protect your conductors (in the event of a short circuit) and...
  20. Can't argue with that - although if I was the OP...

    Can't argue with that - although if I was the OP I would contact local inspector and get his input - if the originating panel is piped with a nipple over to the backup panel I don't think he'll have...
  21. I know several years ago it was ok. I started...

    I know several years ago it was ok. I started out in residential and performed several service upgrades and fuse to cb swaps where branch circuits were too short. I extended them with a joint in...
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    Thanks for the link!

    Thanks for the link!
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    Any tax gurus on the forum?

    Hey Guys,

    I was wondering if I'm able to write off any tools that I purchase? I'm not a contractor I work for a cement plant as an employee. I've just racked up a bit of dough in my personal...
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