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How to supplement your available voltage supply

Publication date: 
May 2006
Author: 
Chuck Yung, EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist

When a service center's test panel is designed with a limited number of incrementally stepped voltages, there are times when you need a voltage that is not available. In such cases, when you need a non-standard 3-phase voltage, one workaround is to use a 3-phase motor as an autotransformer. This works to step down, or to step up, the available voltage.

Topic(s): 
Service center equipment