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Re: DATACENTER: quick question

On Sun, 14 Mar 1999, Peter Galbavy wrote:

> Anyhow, from my understanding, the point of 3-phase (one of 'em
> anyhow) is that each pair of wires carries ~250V and each has its
> own loading. It is important for god-know-what reasons to try to
> take the same current off each phase. A professional at this point

To keep the loads balanced.  Also, the more unbalanced the loads on 
each phase, the more power you pay for and waste.


> could talk confidently about power factors etc.
> Anyways, that is 3 x 250 x whatever = big. I guess it depends if your
> 3,000 amp rating is 3 x 1,000 per phase or 3,000 per phase. Either way,
> my personal thoughts are that if you are messing with that much current,
> get a professional :)
> Regards,
> -- 
> Peter Galbavy
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