Monthly Archives: April 2020

After Cleaning, What I Found… – End of Isolation, Day 42

I have turned my whole workshop around, been in every drawer, box, crate, container, shelf and cupboard. I sorted a lot of stuff, re-found a lot of things and threw nothing out! I start work again, it is no longer … Continue reading

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Whats In The Box?! – Isolation, Day 40

How many mystery boxes do you have in your work shop?

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3 kW Yaskawa Servo Motor Teardown – Isolation, Day 38

I scavenged a old 4 ton stone polisher machine for the best components and got off with a 3 kW AC server motor + drive, 4+0.55 kW variable frequency drives. In this video I teardown the Yaskawa SGMGH-30DCA6F-OY 2900W AC … Continue reading

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3-Phase IGBT Module Teardown – Fuji 7MBP50RA120 From 3 kW Omron Servo Drive – Isolation, Day 36

I scavenged a old 4 ton stone polisher machine for the best components and got off with a 3 kW AC server motor + drive, 4+0.55 kW variable frequency drives. In this video I teardown the 7MBP50RA120 IGBT module that … Continue reading

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Omron/Yaskawa 3 kW AC Servo Drive Teardown – Isolation, Day 34

I scavenged a old 4 ton stone polisher machine for the best components and got off with a 3 kW AC server motor + drive, 4+0.55 kW variable frequency drives. In this video I teardown the servo drive that let … Continue reading

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3 kW AC Servo Drive From a 4 Ton Stone Polisher – Isolation, Day 32

I scavenged a old 4 ton stone polisher machine for the best components and got off with a 3 kW AC server motor + drive, 4+0.55 kW variable frequency drives. In this video I try to make the servo motor … Continue reading

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Variable Isolation Transformer – Isolation, Day 30

Teardown of a variable transformer, which provides a variable voltage and isolation. Single phase 1x250V @ 3A.

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Variacs, Auto-, Vario- and Isolation Transformers – Isolation, Day 28

I give a short introduction to the differences between autotransformers, variable autotransformers and variable transformers. I show my collection of 7 variacs/variotransformers in the range from 1x260V @ 2A to 3x400V @ 25A along with a 3x400V 10kVA isolation transformer. … Continue reading

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Hardware, Materials, Salvaged Fittings and Much More – Isolation, Day 26

Mounting hardware, fittings, insulation materials, acrylic, fibre-glass, bits and pieces. All salvaged from machines, equipment and other high voltage related material, to be reused in my own projects and experiments. I started spring cleaning my work shop and I have … Continue reading

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Fuses In Power Electronics and Other Fuses – Isolation, Day 24

This video shows the different fuses, breakers, MCB, RCD, melting fuses and automatic fuses that I have. I started spring cleaning my work shop and I have come across so many components in various bins, boxes and drawers that I … Continue reading

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