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Old 10-17-2012, 09:39 PM   #1
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Hi guys, I have some drawings where the engineer is asking for ground shunts on some motors. What is a ground shunt?...Have an idea but not clear.Thanks again.

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You mean for a DC motor?
-I lost the link- google it.

Or for AC motor bearing protection?

http://www.cyclestopvalves.com/pdf/csv-vs-vfd_15.pdf

Not the best answers but my battery is dead.

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the motors are A/C.
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the motors are A/C.
Take a look at this one also.
It's about shutting down due to a fault.

http://www.irf.com/technical-info/wh...ir2137igbt.pdf
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Hi guys, I have some drawings where the engineer is asking for ground shunts on some motors. What is a ground shunt?...Have an idea but not clear.Thanks again.
I would say that if he is not confused he is just saying the wrong thing. To "shunt" is to bypass. He may just mean to Bond to ground... the chassis.
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