[TCML] speeding up sync motors ?
pete.richards at optusnet.com.au
Thu Nov 22 19:23:36 MST 2007
As soon as you go past 120hz, the eddy currents generated in the iron laminations of the motor heat the thing up - quite a lot. More than this frequency and you will have to redesign the laminations to cope. Tesla did this with his high frequency generators.
> Chris Swinson <list at future-technologies.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Wonder if anyone has tried to speed up sync motors by using a higher
> frequency (maybe 200 or 400hz)... Options for this are either a 400hz
> generator, or hack a regular DC to AC inverter to run at 400hz.... Just
> pondering really!
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