Braking of a.c. induction motor

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sankar_mariner
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Braking of a.c. induction motor

Postby sankar_mariner » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:52 am

with reference to braking of a.c. induction motors please explain why electrical braking ( Plugging or Dynamic ) is preferable to mechanical braking.

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Re: Braking of a.c. induction motor

Postby Big Pete » Sun Feb 17, 2013 12:57 am

No Moving Parts, no wear, no maintenance, more controllable.
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