Re: inquiring minds want to know.


If the description I saw in Wikipedia is correct, that they are induction motors, They are used in refrigerators and I wouldn’t be surprised if they are used in other common applications.

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Sent: Saturday, April 04, 2020 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] inquiring minds want to know.
What an odd offer! It's an induction  motor, usually operating on
three-phase electricity, which us mere mortals have absolutely nothing
to do with nor any need for. They're used in high-capacity applications
suchb as pumps and moving large objects like elevators.

On 4/4/2020 9:11 AM, Ann Parsons wrote:
> Morning all,
> I was just going through my junk folder and I keep seeing these offers
> for asynchronous motors.  Now, I know this is a totally weird, off the
> wall question, but what the heck is an asynchronous motor?   Of course
> I'm deleting the spam, but since I'm getting more and more like my cat
> everyday, curious, what on earth is it? Is it a figment of the
> imagination, or are their really asynchronous motors?   If the parts
> of the motor aren't syncked, wouldn't that prevent the motor from
> operating correctly?   Just something innocuous to think about when
> the rest of the world is going to hell in a hand basket.
> Ann P.

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