Rotary Phase Converters

A Rotary Phase Converter is an electrical device that transforms single-phase power into three-phase power. This conversion is essential for running three-phase machinery and equipment in locations where access to three-phase power is limited or unavailable.

At Bruce Electric Equipment Company, we take pride in offering high-quality rotary phase converters sourced from renowned brands like KAY INDUSTRIES and more. If you're looking for a specific power capacity, voltage compatibility, or specialized features, we have the rotary phase converters for sale to suit your specific requirements.

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MA-10 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 75

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-11 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 100

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

SD-60-A Type MA-A Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA-A

HORSEPOWER : 1.5

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

SD-60 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 1.5

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-00-A Type MA-A Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA-A

HORSEPOWER : 2

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-00 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 2

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-0-A Type MA-A Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA-A

HORSEPOWER : 3

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-0 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 3

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-1-A Type MA-A Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA-A

HORSEPOWER : 5

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-1 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 5

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-1B-A Type MA-A Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA-A

HORSEPOWER : 7.5

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-1B Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 7.5

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-2 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 10

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-3 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 15

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

MA-4 Type MA Rotary Phase Converter manufactured by KAY INDUSTRIES

TRADE NAME : Phasemaster

TYPE : MA

HORSEPOWER : 20

SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLTAGE : 208/230/240

OUTPUT VOLTAGE : THREE PHASE EQUIVELANT OF SINGLE PHASE INPUT VOLATGE

How Rotary Phase Converters Work?

 

Rotary Phase Converters are devices used to generate three-phase power from a single-phase power source. They operate by using a single-phase input voltage and converting it into three-phase output voltage through the use of a rotating converter. The converter consists of capacitors and a specially designed generator that mimics the third phase.

 

Types of Rotary Phase Converter Offered By Bruce Electric

 

Bruce Electric Equipment Corp. offers one of the comprehensive collections of industrial rotary phase converter for sale.

 

  • MA (Manual Activation): Type MA rotary phase converters are manually activated devices that use a single-phase motor coupled with capacitors to produce the third phase. They require manual activation, typically through a switch or control panel, to start generating three-phase power.
  • MA-A (Manual Activation with Automatic Restart): Type MA-A rotary phase converters combine manual activation with automatic restart functionality. This means that in the event of a power outage or interruption, the converter can automatically restart once power is restored, without requiring manual intervention
  • DP-A (Digital Phase Converter with Automatic Restart): Type DP-A rotary phase converters utilize digital control systems for precise generation of three-phase power. They often include features like automatic restart, soft-start capabilities, and advanced monitoring functions. The digital control allows for more accurate output and better efficiency compared to manual systems.
  • DP (Digital Phase Converter): Type DP rotary phase converters are similar to DP-A converters but may lack the automatic restart feature. They still utilize digital control systems for precise generation of three-phase power and may offer features like soft-start and advanced monitoring.
  • PI (Power Integrator): Type PI rotary phase converters are designed to integrate seamlessly with existing power systems. They often incorporate features like power factor correction and harmonic filtering to improve efficiency and reduce electrical noise.

 

Technical Specifications

 

  • Horsepower (HP): The Rotary Phase Converter is available in a variety of horsepower ratings to meet the requirements of different equipment. This includes 5HP, 7.5HP, 10HP, 20HP, 25HP, 30HP, 40HP, up to 100HP.
  • Single Phase Input Voltage: Typically operates with standard single-phase input voltages, such as 120V or 240V AC.
  • Output Voltage: Generates three-phase output voltages suitable for powering three-phase equipment.

 

Key Parameters and Components in Rotary Phase Converters

 

Key Parameters:

  • Power Rating: Determines the converter’s capacity for single-phase to three-phase conversion, crucial for matching equipment requirements.
  • Voltage: Matching input and output voltages ensures compatibility with electrical systems and equipment specifications.
  • Frequency: Aligning output frequency with equipment needs ensures proper functioning of connected devices.
  • Efficiency: Reflects the converter’s effectiveness in power conversion, impacting energy consumption and operating costs.
  • Starting Method: Defines how the converter initiates power generation, influencing ease of operation and reliability.

 

Components:

  • Single-Phase Input Power: Essential source for the conversion process.
  • Idler Motor: Generates the third phase in specific designs, crucial for balanced three-phase power.
  • Capacitors and Resistors: Used in static converters to create the third phase, optimizing power output.
  • Control Panel: Contains switches, controls, and indicators facilitating converter operation and monitoring.
  • Digital Control System (optional): Provides precise regulation and advanced features, enhancing performance and functionality.

 

Troubleshooting Tips for Rotary Phase Converters

 

  • Check Capacitors: Capacitor failure is a common issue in rotary phase converters. Regularly inspect capacitors for signs of damage or deterioration and replace them as needed.
  • Inspect Connections: Loose or damaged electrical connections can cause issues with the phase converter’s performance. Ensure all connections are secure and free from damage.
  • Monitor Motor Operation: Pay attention to the performance of the rotary element (motor or generator) in the phase converter. Any unusual noises or vibrations may indicate a problem that requires attention.
  • Consult Technical Support: If troubleshooting efforts fail to resolve the issue, don’t hesitate to seek assistance from qualified technical support professionals to diagnose and address the problem effectively.

 

At Bruce Electric Equipment Company, we offer a comprehensive range of new, used, reconditioned rotary phase converters for sale and provide technical support services to meet your industrial power needs. Contact us today to learn more about our industrial electrical products and solutions.

 

 

FAQ:

 

Why choose Phasemaster rotary three-phase converter?

Choose Phasemaster rotary phase converters for their proven reliability, versatile input voltage range, and robust construction, providing stable three-phase power for industrial and commercial applications.

What is the efficiency of the phase converter under different load conditions?

The efficiency of a phase converter varies with load, typically achieving highest efficiency at full load and decreasing as the load decreases due to fixed losses.

How does the phase converter handle power factor correction?

Phase converters improve power factor by incorporating capacitors that offset inductive loads, enhancing efficiency and minimizing reactive power consumption for optimal electrical utilization.

What is the typical lifespan of the phase converter?

The typical lifespan of a phase converter ranges from 10 to 20 years, depending on usage patterns, maintenance, and environmental factors, ensuring long-term reliability in industrial applications.