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    Three-phase motors 101
    Three-phase power and converters; explained in layman's terms. June 19, 2003

    Shop Power Choice: Single Phase or Three Phase?
    Shop owners discuss the relative pros and cons of three-phase and single-phase power supplies. February 6, 2010

    Three Phase Current, Demand Charges, and Phase Converters
    Shedding some light on ways to minimize power company "demand charges," with an in-depth look at the way phase converters function. December 3, 2010

    Phase Converters for CNC-Equipped Shops
    If you need 3-phase power for a CNC machine as well as other equipment, you should consider your phase converter choice carefully. The wrong setup could damage your equipment. July 9, 2007

    Building a rotary phase converter
    How to build a rotary phase converter. November 29, 2000

    Sizing a Phase Converter for the Load
    Advice on matching the capacity of a rotary phase converter to the demands of the equipment it serves. May 28, 2010

    Choosing a Phase Converter
    Here's advice on choosing a phase converter to bump up two-phase power to supply three-phase motors, with some explanation of how those gizmos actually work. January 31, 2012

    Three-phase electricity primer
    Pros and cons of three-phase electricity and static and rotary phase converters. November 21, 2000

    Story of a Landlord-Tenant Dispute
    Confusion over three-phase power throughs a shop leasing agreement into chaos. Here are insights into the legal and practical issues involved. October 27, 2008

    Converting power to three-phase
    Things to consider when converting power from single-phase to three. June 24, 2001

    Powering a CNC Router Using a Phase Converter
    It works fine, say those who are doing it — but there are a few details to consider. November 12, 2005

    Shapers: Single-Phase Versus Three-Phase
    A discussion of what makes a three-phase shaper different from one with a single-phase motor, and whether the difference matters. January 23, 2012

    Phase Converter for CNC Equipment
    Advice on power conversion equipment for powering a CNC router. October 9, 2006

    Phase Converters and Variable Frequency Drives
    50 hertz, 60 hertz ... single-phase, three-phase ... here's some info on the gizmos you need to run motors on a different kind of power. February 4, 2011

    Rotary Phase Converters
    Some modern three-phase machinery requires high-quality power, which requires careful shopping when you're buying a phase converter. March 16, 2015

    Widebelt Sander Choices and Power
    Advice on shopping for a widebelt sander, and supplying it with three-phase power. May 18, 2010

    Running a Bandsaw Mill on a Three-Phase Converter
    Lessons of experience on converting power sources for a bandmill. January 13, 2006

    How to Size a Phase Converter
    This discussion of phase converter sizing includes a brief, clear description of how phase converters work. April 21, 2011

    Phase Converters for a Small Shop
    Downsizing from a big-iron shop to a basement-based setup. Is it worth holding on to some three-phase machinery and installing a phase converter? April 27, 2011

    Shopping for a Phase Converter
    Woodshop owners offer opinions on phase converter choices in the market. February 1, 2015

    New Power Feeder, or Phase Converter?
    Advice on how to run an old 3-phase power feeder when moving to a location without 3-phase power. May 18, 2010

    Setting Up Three-Phase Power
    Owners share advice on ways to upgrade the shop's power supply. June 12, 2005

    Phase Converter for a 20-HP CNC
    Machine owners share experiences with finding ways to supply three-phase power in sufficient quantity and quality. June 17, 2010

    Powering a Slider with a Rotary Phase Converter
    Assessing whether a phase converter has the capacity to power a piece of equipment, and avoiding damage to the electronic controls of the machine. March 27, 2012

    Power Considerations for Electric Mills
    Thoughts on powering an electric mill without affecting the neighbors' power supply or power quality. March 9, 2010

    3PH Timesaver In 1PH Shop?
    10/30/2014

    Phase Converters and Machinery Electronic Controls
    A discussion of using phase converters to power shop machinery that has complicated or sensitive onboard electronic circuitry. March 22, 2013

    Single Phase Wide-Belt Sanders
    Single-phase wide-belts top out at about 10 horsepower. Most woodworkers seem to prefer the beefier models that run on 3-phase power. September 7, 2006

    Stepping Up Shop Voltage
    More powerful machinery may need higher-voltage power. There's more than one way to obtain that. August 22, 2007

    Will I Lose Power with a Phase Converter?
    Rotary phase converters can supply full power current. Static converters lose about 30 percent. December 6, 2006

    Phase Converters for Powering CNC Routers
    CNC owners report good success with using phase converters to provide three-phase power to their equipment. November 14, 2009

    Wide Belt Sanders and Phase Converters
    Stepping up to a large widebelt and three-phase power brings a big boost in capacity and efficiency. January 1, 2012

    When is three-phase power -- the right choice?
    A primer on three-phase power, and when it's appropriate to make the switch from single-phase. June 14, 2000

    3-phase to single phase
    Is it possible to convert 3-phase equipment to single-phase power? March 20, 2001

    Changing Wood-Mizer from gas to electric
    Process and parts involved in converting an engine. February 19, 2002

    Motor Change-Out for a Shaper
    Does it make more sense to change from a 3-phase to a 1-phase motor, or to invest in a rotary phase converter? Alternatives are pondered in this thread from the Solid Wood Machining forum. November 13, 2005

    Three phase generator
    Running machinery off of a three-phase generator. September 2, 2002

    Three-Phase Power from a Generator
    Sawmill operators discuss the technical issues posed by running power-hungry three-phase electric equipment off a generator, as compared with the costs of getting utility power to the site. August 30, 2007

    Phase Converter, Transformer, and Controller Issues with a Big Moulder
    Troubleshooting power conversion and startup problems with a complicated electrical arrangement. January 25, 2010

    Electric vs gas mill
    Which is simpler and cheaper to run? (Sawing and Drying Forum) April 29, 2003

    Electrical Problems with a Bandsaw
    Most electrical problems are caused by loose connections, not bad parts. February 27, 2007

    New shop specs and layout
    Electric power and other considerations for a new cabinet shop. April 24, 2002

    Troubleshooting a New Slider
    After getting a variety of advice on finding the source of trouble, a woodworker finds out his new sliding table saw had a bad motor from the factory. September 3, 2014

    Power Requirements for a Three-Phase Sander
    Advice on power adapting equipment to power a three-phase sander from a single-phase circuit. February 24, 2008

    Should a Builder Buy a Low-End CNC Machine?
    Opinions vary — but the answer may depend on what his purposes are. May 7, 2007

    Static Versus Rotary Phase Convertors
    A big rotary phase converter will give you room to grow as you add more equipment. February 13, 2009

    Soft-Starting a Compressor
    A properly located buffer tank in the air line can keep a compressor from stalling or tripping the breaker on start-up. June 13, 2011

    Advantages of Higher Voltage
    Switching to 240 volt equipment can boost performance and cut costs. October 30, 2005

    Shopping for a Panel Saw
    Advice on how to get your money's worth for a panel saw, and thoughts on choosing a slider or a track-guided circular saw instead. May 28, 2010

    Down-Sizing the Motor on a Used Sander
    A shop owner can get a great deal on a used wide-belt, but he doesn't think his shop has the amps to run it. What are his options for matching his power to the machine? September 17, 2008

    When an Equipment Auction Transaction Goes Bad
    It's "buyer beware" at an online equipment auction — and it can also be "seller beware." Here are tales of some lessons learned. March 22, 2013

    Shopping for a Slider
    Comparing and contrasting two makes of sliding table saw, with comments about the fine points of user-friendliness. February 2, 2011

    Modifying a Shaper to Run in Reverse
    A question about setting up a second-hand shaper leads to an informative discussion about the fine points of running machinery in both forward and reverse directions. September 18, 2014

    Capacitor Explodes on Bandsaw
    A long story about failure and repair of a capacitor (note: capacitors can kill you with live electricity even when the machine is turned off or unplugged). March 28, 2012

    Equipment Choices
    A closet contractor shopping for an edgebander, boring machine, and panel saw considers his machinery options, new versus used equipment, and whether to lease or buy. November 11, 2005

    Bandsawing a Radius in Massive Beams
    Here's a long discussion of equipment choices and methods for sawing a curve into giant timbers. July 26, 2010

    Building a Stroke Sander
    Craftsmen share tips about making and running this handy shop tool. October 2, 2005

    Think before you take the CNC plunge
    WOODWEB technical advisor Brian Personett offers some food for thought to those thinking about purchasing CNC equipment. November 15, 2000

    Does it Pay to Own an Edgebander?
    A good edgebander can really boost your productivity, but how much machine you need depends on how much volume you're doing. October 9, 2006

    How Did You Find Cheap Commercial Space???
    03/12/2014

    Shopping for Entry-Level CNC Equipment
    Advice on finding good CNC machinery for a small shop at an entry-level price point. January 14, 2009

    Affordable Sanding Options for the One-Man Shop
    In yet another take on a frequent forum topic, shop owners compare the pros and cons of drum sanders, wide-belt sanders, and stroke sanders.March 13, 2014

    Modifying a Multi-Function Machine
    Is there a way to make the shaper on a combination woodworking machine spin fast enough to use router bits. January 27, 2007

    Converting a Bandmill from Gas to Electric
    Advice on mounting an electric motor on a bandsaw mill. March 9, 2010

    To Grow Or Shrink?
    02/15/2014

    Whether to Leave Equipment Running
    Here's a discussion of the cost, efficiency, and safety aspects of leaving equipment running for periods of time, versus shutting machinery down the moment it's not being actively used. September 15, 2011

    Moulder Options for the Small Shop
    Pros discuss the cost-effectiveness and convenience of various moulders, singly or in combination. November 9, 2005

    Choosing Sliding Table Saws and Panel Saws
    Pros discuss the choices in panel saws and sliding table saws, and offer advice on modifying equipment for better performance. November 10, 2006

    Electric Sawmill Options
    Backyard sawmill operator who wants to operate quietly learns about electric chainsaw mills. September 17, 2008

    Minimizing Tearout on an Old Crescent Planer
    Advice on tuning and sharpening tweaks to reduce tearout on an older crescent planer. March 13, 2009

    Complex Shapes on a Flat-Table CNC Router
    A discussion, with examples, about cutting complex art shapes, bas-relief, curved mouldings, et cetera, on a flat-table CNC. December 11, 2012

    Planer Choices for Planing Rough-Sawn Lumber
    Pros discuss equipment choices, set-up, and techniques. October 30, 2005

    Planer Selection, Maintenance, and Performance
    Better (and more expensive) equipment can provide better results, but setup and maintenance make a difference with high-end as well as low-end machinery. December 29, 2008

    Tooling Up for High-Volume Crosscuts
    Jump saw, radial arm saw, miter saw — what kind of equipment would be cost-effective investment for work requiring thousands of cross-cuts on short pieces of solid lumber? April 27, 2011

    Should You Run a Compressor in Unconditioned Space?
    Compressors may suffer if operated in winter cold or summer heat. February 19, 2013

    Drum versus belt sander
    Pros and cons of two approaches to surface sanding. October 9, 2002

    Jointer/Planer Or Wide Belt Sander
    09/10/2014

    Shop Air and Electrical in the Floor
    Should dust collection ducting and electrical wiring be placed in a slab floor? January 8, 2010

    Modifications and Tricks with Small Bandsaw Mills
    You can do a lot with a small portable bandmill, if you apply some creative jury-rigging. Check out this extensive set of photos. July 18, 2008

    Figuring Out Woodshop Power Requirements
    Amps, volts, watts, horsepower, and all that jazz: here's an instructive thread on how to figure out if a building's power supply will support your plans for shop equipment. July 9, 2007

    Shopping for a CNC for the Small Shop
    CNC for the small shop has come a long way in recent years, as this conversation demonstrates. There are many excellent options on the market, and many factors to consider. January 3, 2012

    Reality Check for Urban Wood Sawmilling Idea
    What a cool idea — invest in some equipment, saw up "free" logs, and make a tidy profit. If it were only that easy. December 11, 2007

    Comparing Line Boring Machinery
    Cabinetmakers discuss how to shop for a solid, reliable line boring machine and how to get the best use out of it. January 2, 2012

    Troubleshooting Planer Performance with a New Helical Head
    After you install a new helical insert cutterhead, you typically need to make other adjustments to the machinery before it will run properly. February 15, 2015

    Drawer Box Doweling
    Pros share tips for dowel construction of drawer boxes. May 10, 2005

    Solar Power for a Wood Shop?
    Solar panels or a windmill can supplement your shop's electric usage, but you're not going to run big iron on it without the grid doing most of the work.. June 4, 2012

    True Cost of an Entry-Level CNC Machine
    Don't forget the extra "little" costs that can add up: accessories, re-wiring, downtime, et cetera. October 3, 2007

    Idle-Time Transformer Power Consumption
    A shop owner tries to decide whether there are significant power savings to be achieved by turning a transformer off at night and on weekends. December 29, 2008

    Felder Or Scm Shaper
    03/16/2014

    Ripping Hardwood on a Sliding Table Saw
    Advice on ripping hardwood lumber on a sliding table saw, and other useful slider tricks. February 6, 2007

    Turning Solid Wood Drums
    Woodworkers discuss the problem of turning and hollowing out large logs. March 3, 2006

    Drum Sander Vs. Wide Belt Sander
    10/17/2014

    Vacuum Horsepower and Table Size
    Rough ideas about vacuum pump sizing and setup for CNC hold-down purposes. April 21, 2011

    208-Volt to 240-volt Machinery Conversion
    Woodshop owner moves from a shop with 240-volt power to a shop with 208-volt power, and has to figure out how to adapt some older machinery to the new situation. March 3, 2009

    Upgrading Shapers: One High-End Machine, or Several Cheaper Ones?
    Here's a long, detailed, and thoughtful thread with lots of first-hand stories, about the choice between using one top-end shaper for everything, or setting up four cheaper ones for dedicated tasks. June 22, 2012

    Expanding a Part-Time Screen-Door Business
    Here are some detailed tips on finances, sales, equipment, and job management for a woodworker who's looking to expand a small side business making screen doors into a full-time operation. October 19, 2011

    How Powerful a Vacuum Does a CNC Router Need?
    A discussion of vacuum pumps, regenerative blowers, and spoilboard techniques for maintaining a strong hold-down vacuum. March 27, 2008

    Home Shop Pros and Cons
    Cabinetmakers describe what it's like to have your shop next to (or underneath) your house. April 13, 2012

    Choosing a Moulder
    Big industrial iron will outwork smaller machinery, but you need dust and chip collection to match. February 15, 2009

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    Forum Results:

    3-Phase converter lesson
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (10/8/23) -- After all the years of setting up machinery I thought I knew a lot about 3 ...

    Re: Pulling hair out over 3 phase
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (1/5) -- Ok.........I've had a long conversation with my friend Neil the electrician. He bee ...

    Re: Shop Machine Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation (1/20/24) -- I guess it depends on your machine voltage as well. If your to ...

    Re: Pulling hair out over 3 phase
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (12/28) -- You will still have 240v single phase when you get three phase. You will have the ...

    Re: 12" Jointer/Taiwan
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (1/3) -- There are two type of phase converters, static an rotary. A commercially built rota ...

    Re: CNC on Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (3/16) -- Hey Jim, They are not at a reduced power level. In fact, most of them are 98+% efficient at convers ...

    Pulling hair out over 3 phase
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (12/28) -- I have a single phase shop with four 230-240V machines. I am about to receive a t ...

    Re: Perske 3 phase motor 230/460 V
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (11/16) -- Don't use a static converter. You have the wrong application. Also I think you wi ...

    Re: Up Grading CNC
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (4/5) -- Tom, 3 years ago I also was considering that machine.....The salesmen offered me a free airline tick ...

    Re: phase inverters pros and cons
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Sawing and Drying Forum (1/30) -- The easiest way to do it is with a VFD... it can take single phase 220vac input and p ...

    Re: Perske 3 phase motor 230/460 V
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (11/28) -- What is the RPM rating on that Perske motor? Perhaps Perske makes other than CNC ...

    Re: Single phase industrial unit
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation (4/24) -- Are you running your 53" time-saver on single phase? If not ...

    Re: 3-Phase converter lesson
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (10/17/23) -- My rotary phase converter will run up to a 7.5 hp motor or a smaller hp m ...

    Up Grading CNC
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (4/4) -- I have been running full size ShopBot since 2007. We cut mainly melamine and Plam panels for commerc ...

    Re: phase inverters pros and cons
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Sawing and Drying Forum (1/30) -- If you are trying to run a 3-phase machine from a single phase power source you are l ...

    Shop Machine Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation (12/18/23) -- I'm relocating my woodshop to a building that doesn't have 3 ...

    Re: 3 phase rotary converter for weinig p22 & dust collection
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (1/13) -- Typically rotary phase converters are rated by the largest single motor they will ...

    Re: Shaper question
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (10/14) -- About used shapers: Most of the heavy shapers will be 3 phase. That's not a big deal for ...

    Re: Which 36" wide belt???
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (6/4) -- I have to agree with Bruce. I resisted getting a phase converter for years until I ...

    Re: 3-Phase converter lesson
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (10/24/23) -- You can make a rotary converter out of any three phase motor. Run your tw ...

    Re: Which 36" wide belt???
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (6/20) -- I agree with the others and just went through this process. I have a 200 amp servi ...

    Re: HELP: Picking a 12" Jointer in Canada
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (6/18) -- Taurus Craco in Brampton is a Martin dealer. Digital phase converters are relatively inex ...

    Re: 3 phase rotary converter for weinig p22 & dust collection
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (1/15) -- I have a similar situation I run a 4 head scmi with 18hp heads on a 25hp phase con ...

    Phase Converter Help
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (10/12) -- My pattern maker buddy is getting ready to retire and wants to keep a few machines in hi ...

    Re: Three phase question
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (5/11/23) -- It would probably start the shaper as its not heavy load to start. But no if yo ...

    Re: Shaper opinions
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (5/9) -- My suggestion would be to get a phase converter first. I spent right around $3,000 for a 3 ...

    Re: New residential shop
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (4/9) -- I would agree with what Mark said, also look at all the classified ads in your area, thing ...

    65 amp problem
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation (2/6) -- Hi all I’ve decided move back ireland after many happy years in ny ...

    Re: VFD for 5hp motor
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Furniture Making Forum (2/3) -- I would say to get a rotary phase converter. Once you have a converter you will be able ...

    Re: 12" Jointer/Taiwan
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (1/3) -- Well, that's the thing, there are great old American machines available cheap, I kn ...

    Re: Sawstop underpowered
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (4/1) -- Your rotary phase converter should be supplying full max capacity horse power ...

    Re: 3-Phase converter lesson
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (10/28/23) -- measuring three phase power between the leg and ground doesn't work. you ...

    Re: Sawstop underpowered
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (6/23) -- Phase converter. I have had the exact same thing happen several times. We hav ...

    Re: Speedy 207...Antique CNC or Boat Anchor?
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (3/17) -- Thanks Jarvis, I might hit you with some questions. Seems like there are a few common error codes. ...

    Re: 65 amp problem
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation (2/9) -- I would first try to find an electrician who is knowledgeable in p ...

    Re: Pulling hair out over 3 phase
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (1/5) -- Jon's experience is interesting but not what I've experienced. I've always found 20 ...

    Re: Wide belt sander on phase converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (12/30) -- In 35 years I've met ONE electrician that understood three phase the only one tha ...

    Re: Shop Machine Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation (12/24/23) -- I started with a 75hp rotary (actually still have it, just re ...

    Re: Shop Machine Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation (12/22/23) -- We use a 40 horsepower phase converter on a 200 amp feed. It ...

    Re: Which 36" wide belt???
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (6/20) -- I was told a 15 HP (compatible with 100 amp service) phase converter will start a ...

    Re: Three phase question
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (5/19/23) -- Typically you need at least 50% more Ph conversion than HP to start depending o ...

    Re: Phase Converter Help
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (10/16) -- Call the guys at North America phase converter , really nice , super friendly and they t ...

    Re: Canwood widebelt won't start
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (3/16) -- Resolved. Not enough amperage from the phase converter to handle the inrush load o ...

    Re: Finding/building a new facility
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Business and Management Forum (12/14) -- I really appreciate all the great responses. Thank you! Larry, is your comment ...

    Re: Perske 3 phase motor 230/460 V
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (11/14) -- I'm with Bill, a static converter will not cut it on a heavily loaded machine. Yo ...

    Re: Perske 3 phase motor 230/460 V
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (11/13) -- There is more to it than that. One can be purchased for $250. https://www.gamut.c ...

    Re: CNC on Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (3/13) -- Most machines (not all) only need the 3 phase power to run the spindle and vacuum pumps. the contro ...

    Re: CNC on Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (3/12) -- We run a phase convertor on our thermwood. Just a heads up make sure the converter is digital as op ...

    Re: Which 36" wide belt???
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (6/2) -- Once you start getting "real" machinery a phase converter will be the sim ...

    Re: 3-Phase converter lesson
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (10/28/23) -- One other warning just came to me about the differing voltages if you mea ...

    Re: Solid Wood Casket Difficulties
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (5/12) -- If you are making 2 per week, working 2 hours a day with the tools you have listed ...

    CNC on Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (3/12) -- I'm looking into putting a Biesse on a phase converter at a shop with only single phase. I know the ...

    Re: (one man shop) Questions and Machinery Needed For a New Cabinet Shop
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (6/6) -- The market is good for used machinery right now. Shops are in transition to cnc based layo ...

    Re: Pulling hair out over 3 phase
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (12/29) -- Andy Phaze Perfect is a possible solution, I bought mine (PT-330) about three yea ...

    Re: Wire brushing lumber
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (6/29) -- If you're serious about adding this capability I would focus on capable machines t ...

    Re: Faulty bandsaw switch?
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (11/28) -- Did you ever check the amperage of each leg before it is spinning? Did you try to ...

    Vacuum pump overload(Omnitech)
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (9/24) -- Wondering is anyone would have some insight on a vacuum issue we are having. I run a omnitech selex ...

    Re: LAGUNA PLANER PROBLEMS
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (7/24) -- Lacuna, Grizzley and a couple dozen more brands that you see advertised in the pages of s ...

    Re: Sawstop underpowered
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (6/23) -- Actually the OP states in post #6 that a new belt solved the problem. I agree ...

    Re: Adding a switch to an older sliding table saw
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation (5/20) -- Thanks Ken, Here is a picture of my new/old saw. I suppose I shou ...

    Re: HELP: Picking a 12" Jointer in Canada
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (6/19) -- I have an Scm jointer and I love it to death, however I had a DJ-20 as well for a long ti ...

    Re: HELP: Picking a 12" Jointer in Canada
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (6/18) -- I wouldn’t rule out buying in the US. If you can find something for sale and they will pu ...

    Re: CNC on Phase Converter
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (3/16) -- Rotary converters are okayish for motors, but really, you should not use them on electronics. Peopl ...

    Re: Phase Converter Help
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (10/13) -- we have a 7.5 hp rotary with a phasequest starter and I can run up to 22 hp. The trick i ...

    Re: Phase Converter Help
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (10/13) -- I have three machines on one converter. All I did was call the guys at Arco, and they to ...

    Re: Phase Converter Help
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (10/13) -- Also look at Variable Frequency Drives (VFD). You get one for single phase in, 3 phase o ...

    Re: boring machine recommendation
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (2/13) -- Eric, that is the same question I've been asking myself few months ago. Finally, I decide ...

    3 phase rotary converter for weinig p22 & dust collection
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Solid Wood Machining Forum (1/12) -- need info on sizing & installing 3 phase rpc for weinig p22 5 head moulder &am ...

    Re: Expensive industrial space
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Business and Management Forum (3/11/23) -- 3 years in a 2 car garage, moved to a 1600 sf shop with single phase 200amp. ...

    SCMI Sintex
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Architectural Woodworking Forum (3/11) -- I'm looking at adding a S4S machine to my setup, but would like to be able to ...

    Re: CNC router recommendations for a small shop
    A message posted at WOODWEB's CNC Forum (4/3) -- I've owned some of the machines listed, currently own a biesse. I'm single phase as well, 1 person s ...

    Re: Sliding saw
    A message posted at WOODWEB's Cabinetmaking Forum (10/2) -- you don't need three phase to run a sliding saw. a rotary phase converter will work. look ...

    Re: Slider on cabinet saw
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