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11-28-2013 10:26 PM

I have a Marathon motor out of an old PM 65, It states 220-440 volt on nameplate. A sticker was placed on the motor warning that motor is wired 440volts. There are 9 wires, t1 through t9. After wiring the motor properly i will p!an on bench testing the motor with our RPC. I plan to wire this motor for 220 and install a static phase converter. It is very nice saw and hate to see it just collect dust.

I have researched and found two primary types of motors are the Delta and the WYE motors. So not sure if anyone would have any info on this subject. The motor looks to be in good shape. Thanks.

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#1 posted 11-29-2013 03:24 AM

If you post some pictures that would help. It’s very hard to guess (and very unwise) about these things.

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#2 posted 11-29-2013 05:32 AM

What is the question? Most motors will be ‘Y’. Delta are very rare in common everyday usage. There should be a connection diagram on the motor to change from high to low volts.

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#3 posted 11-29-2013 06:06 AM

Hi, look at this video and you should solve your problem – let us know it it does not help‎

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#4 posted 11-29-2013 01:35 PM

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#5 posted 11-29-2013 04:22 PM

If there is not a good wiring diagram on the motor, or a wiring diagram available that is definitely for that
motor, I would take it to a good electric motor shop and have them make you a diagram. Just my opinion
and I have been wrong once or twice.

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#6 posted 11-29-2013 08:49 PM

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#7 posted 11-29-2013 11:00 PM

Thanks everyone for the help. I will be wiring the motor this next week and getting it ready for a static converter. The table saw should be up and running very soon. Thanks.

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