1. S

    Compressor 3hp motor DOL starter question

    Hi, I kinda think I know the answer to this but will ask opinion anyway. I am fitting a new compressor pump and motor to my receiver and have bought; twin cylinder pump; 3hp motor (2.2kw) Although, the motor looks like this So, I upgraded the ring main that the compressor will use in my...
  2. HVManiac

    How much current does car starter motor draw without any load?

    Hello everyone, Does anyone have any information on how much current does a car starter motor draw at no load? The motor specs: Power max: 1.4kW Voltage: 12VDC Armature resistance: 0.7 ohm Brand: Bosch Model No.: 1740374 The starter was removed from the engine when tested. A little history...
  3. J

    Motor starter A1 and A2 coil contacts

    Does it matter which part of the coil power is supplied? (can you reverse polarity)? For example can I put the “hot” current carrying conductor on terminal A2 and leave with a grounded conductor from terminal A1 (assuming power supplieD is 120v.) (what about 24V?) Is there a specific type of...
  4. V

    Starter Capacitor on bandsaw

    Hi, I removed a start capacitor (burnt out) from my newly acquired bandsaw and did not take a photo of where to replace wires. Apart from the earth there is on left a brown with opposite black/red, next terminal is blue and blue, next is a white with nothing opposite. This junction box is on the...
  5. E

    Possibly a bad starter on F-150?

    I have a 2004 F-150 STX 2WD with the 4.6L that I inherited from my grandfather this past winter. About 2 months ago, it had a really hard time shifting out of park, so I left it neutral with the keys in it. This naturally drained the battery, so I would just jump it off once a week and let it...
  6. D

    Single phase 240v motor starter & overload with on/off switch wiring?

    Hi, Hoping you all can help me wire up my single phase 240v induction motor. Can someone please explain or even better sketch out where the wires need to go, I have a fair idea already just want some good advice before I continue. Switch is CK-5 10A 250v - SWITCH Thanks in advance!
  7. Pip

    DOL starter switch Trips out

    Advise Please. Called out to my local farm, who deal in fruit and veg, to a DOL starter switch which cuts out after a minute or so. This switch controls a 415V 5 amp 3 phase motor running a conveyor belt, and has done so for a number of years. I replaced the switch with a second hand one I had...
  8. V

    Series parallel motor starter with auto off proximity sensor

    Hi All A while ago a customer asked us to move a 1970s single phase corn mill and return it to use. It had an old series parallel starter with a lever on it ..which we replaced with a crompton controls series 3000 starter...all good and running. Now they had another ip rated box attached to...
  9. dlt27

    Motor starter help.

    Hi all, thanks again for any input. I have been asked to look at this starter as motor starts ok, but when switches over to run motor stops and starter just hums. First of all like I’ve said in previous posts I haven’t had a lot of experience with motors/ starters etc Am I right in thinking this...
  10. T

    Essential starter power tools?

    I am looking to slowly start investing in some quality power tools and wondering which tools I should start with? Keen to hear which brand/model is deemed superior to others and why, although i'm sure there will be a range of opinions on this topic. I assume sticking with one brand makes sense...
  11. A

    What is the effect of using 110 volts flourescent starter instead of 220 volts starter

    What is the effect of using 110 volts flourescent starter instead of 220 volts starter?
  12. M

    Setting Motor Overload

    Hi, How do you set a motor overload? I have read that you set it at the FLA of the motor but also that you should consider service factor. Which is correct? Thanks.
  13. S

    Which fuse rating to between starter and leisure battery?

    What fuse rating do I need to put in between the starter and leisure battery? I have a 12V 75AH Starter battery and 110Ah leisure battery. Cable size 16mm or 8mm. (this is for my off the grid van :) )
  14. S

    DOL Starter / automatic dust extraction system

    Could I use a DOL Starter circuit to create an automatic extraction system? I was thinking that I could replace the start button and simply wire in a socket instead. So hypothetically if I plugged in and switched on an electric palm sander, it would start up my dust extraction systems (via the...
  15. S

    Industrial Volt meter reading 760volts in 3phase dol starter overloads

    Hi I have been called out to a fault on a grain dryer where the motor interlocks are not disconnecting. Previous conveyors. Upon investigation I have found one starter that does not disconnect the preceding motor but when tripped I am getting 550v to earth from a1 and wait for it 760volts to...
  16. V

    Need help identifying this starter motor

    Numbers on the body read: 270300, probably a 12v but could be 6. any information would be appreciated.
  17. G

    Wiring a fiat starter motor

    Hi all Newby here in dire need of advice I have managed to lose the wiring order on my fiat fiorino van starter motor I have 3 wires 1 Goes to alternator 1 goes to battery and 1 goes to either ECU or ignition Battery has 12.97 volts (its Fine) The battery definitely connects to the empty...
  18. E

    Starter Electrical Diagram

    Hello Everyone! I'm a French new member and I would like to have a STARTER electrical Diagram which include : -Solenoid -Electric motor Can you help me ? Thanks you!!
  19. Lucien Nunes

    Motor starter / static phase converter repair

    We've had a few threads about phase converters recently. Here's one I repaired on Monday. It's a little box that takes in single-phase 230V and feeds a 3-phase motor wired for 230V delta. It includes a manual 'soft' starter and overload relay. Unlike the units in the other threads, this one...
  20. V

    Need help identifying this starter motor

    Not sure what this fits, its an old thing possibly 1930s??. its a lucas and the number on the body is 270300, it has 10 teeth on the pinion. its a 12v. would appreciate any help given.
  21. M

    Ford Transit petrol/lpg No starter motor no fuel pump no spark ?

    I have a 2003 ford transit petrol that has just had a replacement engine fitted The van was started and ran for a few miles without any problems I stopped the van and went to get a coffee when i returned to the van it did not want to start, thinking it was just fuel and a flat battery i went...
  22. Adam_92

    Setting the overload on a direct online starter

    Hi I’m sitting my AM2 next month and have found out that you need to set an overload on a direct online starter motor circuit. I have tried asking my supervisor and assessor,tutor at college not one of them have given my a straight answer.. Is this the formula? Its 3 phase so formula is...
  23. V

    Anybody know what this starter motor fits??

    Any ideas would be appreciated
  24. V

    Can anyone help to identify this starter motor?

    11tooth, M35J body , not sure what it fits.
  25. S

    Sequential reversing starter for metal detector conveyor

    Can't seem to find any standard circuit diagrams for sequential reversing starter. The metal detector conveyor has manual mode and automatic reversal mode. Need to prevent the conveyor from going backwards during false signals or anything else while the conveyor is standstill. It should reverse...
  26. C

    Help Wiring Motor - Reversing Starter

    Hello Chaps I have inherited a motor with no starter. I have therefore bought a new switch but i am struggling to connect up. I would be very grateful if any forum members could give me some advise should they be familiar with this setup? It is a single phase motor, and i am trying to add a DOL...
  27. dlt27

    Swimming Pool Starter Help!

    Hi and thanks in advance. I have been called to a job to look at a faulty starter for a swimming pool. The starter apparently has never worked and swimming company has agreed to pay for it to be fixed ( there electrician has had 2 goes already). The starter is supposed to be wired so that if...
  28. Soulsurfer

    DOL starter / contactor

    Hey all, I have a couple of jobs to look at which one is apparently not working right as is a single phase supply through a D.O.L starter / contactor for I think a borehole pump and another that is running a fresh air ventilation system and is now tripping out ! The thing is I've never needed to...
  29. B

    12 volts out when Engine Start

    hi, I want my car stereo can power when the engine start, not when the panel lights turned-on. in short I want the car stereo power when there is an engine acceleration. with that wiring I can also top other wires for example my dc electric fan. what are your ideas? suggestions?
  30. T

    Control Panel Star Delta Starter

    Hello all. I’m after a bit of advice. Daft question I’m sure but when wiring a star delta starter in a panel is it necessary to use the electrical interlocks, i.e for the coil of the delta contactor, would you take the wire through the N/C of the Star contactor first?
  31. jaydub

    DOL Starter / Contactor questions...

    Hi guys, I have very limited experience with starters and contactors as my work has always been domestic and have not once come across either that I've needed to work on. Until now... I have been asked if I can update a swimming pool control panel and I think I have the general idea but am...
  32. Simon-0116

    3ph star delta starter motor drawing high amps

    Star delta starter / motor problem. Starter starts runs as should on bench with no motor connected. Getting 230v to e on all 6 uvw 1s and uvw2. 415 u1 to v2 etc etc. But nothing 1 to 2s. As expected. When motor connected up. (Single speed) it takes 3a in start on all . Drops into run fine but...
  33. david dutton

    Will 240V fluorescent tube starter work at 110v?

    Hi, I'm a novice looking for advice. I need to replace the fluorescent tube and starter on my American pinball machine. The current tube and starter operate at 110v The tube is a F18T 8CW which seems to be available in UK so I've ordered one of those. The existing starter is a UL brand with...
  34. T

    Your starter for a bonus of ten no conferring

    Hi your favourite poster of the month calling again. So everything works fine except 1 unit out of 12 on the call button. I repeat everything else is working fine except the call button on one unit. So the sharper eyed among you will see the white/blue is drifting around with nowhere to live...
  35. J

    Need Help At Four Stroke Combustion Engine

    Hi, I’m making a training tool/website to help people learn about engineering, but I’ve got a bit of a problem. I was working on 3D model of an engine and labelling parts etc. but there is one piece whose function I do not known (see below image). I’ve asked around but no one I know seems to...
  36. C

    Dol starter

    Hey guys posted a simular thread earlier regarding a dol starter, anyways popped down to check it out tonight, everything's seems to be ok, iv tested the nc and no terminals and etc etc, issue is you press the stop button and it takes a split second to stop. Should it not be an instant stop...
  37. C

    Dol starter

    Never really touched on motors always been domestic, any ways il cut to the chase, got a job dol starter 3ph not stopping on em stop button, am I right in assuming it can only be the dol stater is nakered, and just replace it, or could it be deeper and be overload setting wrong etc etc. Also to...
  38. T

    Newlec starter switch wiring

    Good Afternoon All, I have just bought second had elderly lathe off It is fitted with a single phase motor and all works OK except the red "off" button on the Newlec starter switch does not function. I would like to rectify this. It is wired up with the live feed into T1...
  39. N

    Advice please to replace this saw bench switch

    Hi... I purchased this circular saw bench locally for a good price and while it works great the switch on it has worried/annoyed me from the off and wanted to replace it ASAP .. Hopefully you can see it's a two pin socket connection into this on off switch.. I would like to replace it with an...
  40. B

    hot start problem

    I have an annoying problem with my Chevy Camper. When it is cold the starter turns nicely. When it is hot, the starter turns very very slowly and occasionally it will fire up. otherwise I have to leave it for ten minutes or so. I fitted a new starter and a new heavy duty battery and new...
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