Three phase transformer converted to a split phase

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by Cerkit, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. Cerkit

    Thread Starter Senior Member

    Jan 4, 2009
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    Hi.

    I have heard that it is possible by shorting/opening sections in a regular delta to start 3 phase transformer can produce a split phase output on the secondary.

    Can anyone advise on this?

    Thanks
     
  2. tcmtech

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    Yes it called a Zig Zag connection.
     
  3. Cerkit

    Thread Starter Senior Member

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    What if you earth the middle phase can you obtain split phase output?
     
  4. tcmtech

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    What do you think based on what searches and reading you have done?
     
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