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Phase Converters: General Usage Guide

This general application guide is intended to be used only as an outline in selecting a phase converter. Because of the variations in applications, the converter required may vary from the units shown in this general guide. All converter quotes must come from the factory to ensure proper sizing and application.

RECOMMENDED UNITS AND SPECIAL NOTES
APPLICATIONS ADD-A-PHASE® ECONO-PHASE® SHIFTER ROTO-CON® ROTO-LOAD CENTER® ROTOVERTER®
Air Compressor – Rotary Screw Go to product page...
Air Compressor – Cycling Piston Go to product page...
Aircraft Ground Power Unit (GPU) Go to product page...
Aircraft Hydraulic “Mule” Go to product page...
oversized
Auger (Grain) Go to product page...
no fans
Go to product page...
has fans
Baler – Hydraulic Go to product page...
Type AA-HE
Battery Charger Go to product page...
Blender – Fertilizer/Concrete Go to product page...
oversized to handle starting load
Blower – Axial Go to product page... Go to product page...
fans with augers
Blower – Centrifugal Go to product page... Go to product page...
Blower – Die Bold Go to product page...
Blower – Dust Collector Go to product page... Go to product page... Go to product page...
Blower – Exhaust Go to product page... Go to product page...
Blower – HVAC Go to product page... Go to product page...
Blower – Pneumatic Grain Handler Go to product page... Go to product page...
Bridge Crane Go to product page...
with delta/wye XFMR
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Buffer – Floor Go to product page...
single panel with oversized rotary
Car Wash – Automatic Go to product page...
Car Wash – Manual Pressure Washer Go to product page...
if single motor
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if multiple motors
Center Pivot – Multiple Tower Motors Go to product page...
ROTO-CON Type CP
Center Pivot – Hydraulic Go to product page...
CNC Equipment Go to product page...
single panel with oversized rotary
Go to product page...
CNC Router with Vacuum Table Go to product page... Go to product page...
Compactor – Mechanical Go to product page...
oversized
Compactor – Hydraulic Go to product page...
Type AA-HE
Go to product page...
oversized RC
Compressor – HVAC Go to product page... Go to product page...
Compressor – Refrigeration Walk-in Go to product page...
Compressor – Refrigeration Truck Go to product page...
Conveyor Go to product page...
oversized RC
Dialysis Machine Go to product page...
Dishwasher Go to product page...
sized for total FLA of machine
Door Opener Go to product page...
Type HD
Dough Mixer Go to product page...
oversized
Drill Press Go to product page...
light use, not commercial
Go to product page...
Edge Bander Go to product page...
Elevator – Cable or Traction Go to product page...
Type AS-DS – oversized RC with automatic start & delay stop
Go to product page...
if elevator uses VFD
Elevator – Hydraulic Go to product page...
Type HE-AA
Embroidery Machine Go to product page...
size by amperage not motor
Flood Gate Go to product page...
Type HD
Grain Leg – Bucket Go to product page...
Grinder – Feed Go to product page...
oversized
Grinder – Wheel Go to product page...
Hammermill Go to product page...
oversized RC
Hoist – Chain Go to product page...
PS-OF – can only be used if hoist brake is mechanical and not electrical.
Go to product page...
single panel with oversized rotary must be used if hoist brake is electrical
APPLICATIONS ADD-A-PHASE® ECONO-PHASE® SHIFTER ROTO-CON® ROTO-LOAD CENTER® ROTOVERTER®
Ice Cream Machine
Soft-Serve or Yogurt & Gelato
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oversized
Iron Worker Go to product page...
Landfill Flare Go to product page...
Lathe Go to product page...
light use and single speed motors ≤5 HP
Go to product page...
commercial use or other 3⌀ equipment in shop
Lift – Hydraulic
  – Ball & Screw
Go to product page...
single panel with oversized rotary
Milling Machine Go to product page...
Light use
Go to product page...
commercial use or other 3⌀ equipment.
Molding Machine – Plastic Injection Go to product page...
single panel with oversized rotary.
Paper Cutter – Hydraulic Go to product page...
oversized RC
Paper Cutter – Mechanical Go to product page...
oversized for hard start conditions.
Pizza Oven Go to product page...
sized for heat load, buck boost transformer may be required
Planer Go to product page...
oversized for hard starting load
Printing Press or Copier – Electronic Go to product page...
Printing Press – Mechanical Go to product page...
oversized
Pump Jack Go to product page...
any other than design D motor (1800 or 3600 RPM)
Go to product page...
design D motor
(low PF & RPM)
Pump – Centrifugal Go to product page...
Pump – Fuel/propane Go to product page...
not explosion proof
Pump – Manure
  – Sewage Lift
  – Submersible Swimming Pool
  – Turbine, Vertical Hollow Shaft
  – Water Booster
Go to product page...
Pump – Positive Displacement Go to product page...
Punch Press – Hydraulic Go to product page...
Punch Press – Flywheel Go to product page...
oversized RC
Router (not CNC) Go to product page...
Saw – Band Saw Go to product page...
small, light use
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commercial use with other 3⌀ equipment
Saw – Chop
  – Door Panel
  – Radial Arm
  – Stone
  – Table
Go to product page...
Sewing Machine
(not Embroidery Machine)
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for multiple sewing machines
Shear – Hydraulic
Treat like Other Hydraulic Systems
Shear – Flywheel
  – Mechanical
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oversized
Test Bench Go to product page...
single panel, unloaded or variable testing
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single panel, full HP continuous testing
Tire Changer Go to product page...
Vacuum Packer Go to product page...
Type D
Vacuum Table Go to product page...
Valve Actuator (MOV) Go to product page...
Type HD
Go to product page...
Variable Frequency Drive Go to product page...
buck boost transformer or 3⌀ D-Y transformer usually required
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Warning Siren Go to product page...
Type HD
Washing Machine Go to product page...
oversized
Welder – Motor Driven Go to product page...
Welder – Resistive Go to product page...
sized for resistive load
Wheel Balancer Go to product page...
oversized 2Xs
Wine Making Equipment Go to product page... Go to product page...
APPLICATIONS ADD-A-PHASE® ECONO-PHASE® SHIFTER ROTO-CON® ROTO-LOAD CENTER® ROTOVERTER®