Figure 7-48.Standard markings and connections for a delta-
connected dual-voltage motor.
1. Connect lead T7 to TI and to line lead LI.
2. Connect lead T8 to T2 and to line lead L2.
3. Connect lead T3 to T9 and line lead L3.
4. Connect T4, T5. and T6 together.
Dual-Voltage Delta Motor
For connecting a dual-voltage delta motor, refer to
figure 7-48 for the standard terminal markings of a dual-
voltage, delta-connected motor
HIGH VOLTAGE.For high-voltage operation,
connect lead T4 to T7; connect lead T5 to T8; connect
lead T6 to T9; connect T1, T2, and T3 to LI, L2, and L3,
LOW VOLTAGE.For low-voltage operation,
connect leads Tl, T7, and T6 to the line lead LI.
Connect leads T2, T4, and T8 to line lead L2. Connect
leads T3, T5, and T9 to line lead L3.
Reversing Three-Phase Motors
For reversing three-phase motors, figure 7-49
shows the three leads of a three-phase motor connected
to a three-phase power line for clockwise rotation. To
reverse any three-phase motor, interchange any two of
the power leads.
AC MOTOR CONTROLLERS
This section covers common electric controllers.
The term controller includes any switch or device
normally used to start or stop a motor.
Controllers are classified as either manual or
magnetic. The manual controller uses a toggle
mechanism, moved by hand, to open or close the circuit.
It may be a switch, a disconnect, or even an attachment
plug. Magnetic controllers use a magnetic coil to move
the mechanism which opens or closes the circuit.
Magnetic controllers are operated manually by pressure
on a button or automatically by a pressure switch or a
similar device. The controller must be within sight of
the motor, unless the disconnect device or the controller
can be locked in the open position, or the branch circuit
can serve as a controller. A distance of more than 50 feet
is considered equivalent to out of sight.
Figure 7-49.Wye-connected motor to three-phase power for