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Are Inverters Phase Sensitive?

Are Inverters Phase Sensitive?

In this article, Blaise Ford, MD of Inverter Drive Systems, answers a question we are frequently asked: Are Inverters Phase Sensitive? Blaise explains: “Inverters take single or three phase mains, rectify it and then chop it up again to give variable frequency, variable voltage output. The three phase rotation, brown-black-grey or brown-grey-black, is lost when it is rectified and becomes dc. This means that the rotation direction of a motor always needs to be performed…

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