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Generator voltage clipping

by cookan
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cookan
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Jan19-12, 06:31 AM
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I have a 600v 3 phase generator that will not put out a stable voltage. When looking at the sine wave through a scope meter I see phase B and C are clipping at 690v, Phase A is still a sine wave but with some cross over distortion. Phase A peak is 840v. Any Ideas?
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Jan19-12, 07:13 AM
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Welcome to PF! Is this a diesel powered 3 phase alternator?
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Jan19-12, 08:41 AM
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is it connected to a load?

has it been recently worked on?

does it smell of hot insulation?


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