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# Star delta motor connection

Electric Motor

## What is Star Delta connection?

For star delta stater,the motor must have 6 cables from control panel and 6 terminals at induction motor ( U1,U2,V1,V2,W1,W3).To wiring aconnection for star delta motor,the important things we must fully understand the basic of STAR DELTAMAGIC TRIANGLE. For detail about star delta stater please read my last post about it. From this triangle diagram,we can determine the correct phase,cable termination for right terminal and the rotation. This stater is so tricky if we not fully understand the concept and their method. This time i want share my technique when i wiring and connected the star delta stater for induction motor. Don`t worry,it simple and easy if we understand the basic concepts.I explains detail step by step how to do it :D

## Star delta magic triangle

When we refer to this diagram,We can see correct terminal for the winding for each phase :*CAUTION: Please refer to the name plate of motor to confirm the winding numbering ( U1,U2,V1,V2,W1,W2 ) and the connection of winding. Why it very important??Because each manufacturing have their own style for numbering and winding connection.

## Phase and terminal

RED PHASE : U1 and W2 YELLOW PHASE : U2 and V1 BLUE PHASE : V2 and W1 So..from this formula,we must wiring the motor follow the phase color code.See my example below :-

We can see the fully wiring for star delta from below diagram.If you want change their rotation for clock-wise or anti clock-wise,you need change two of phase ( RED or BLUE) at deltacontactor. If you want rotation for clock-wise,the phase colors are RED,YELLOW,BLUE.But if you want anti clock-wise rotation,the phase colors are BLUE,YELLOW,RED.For star delta control wiring diagram,please refer to my post about star delta diagram

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BHARGAV19 May 2011 at 7:21 PM(Edit)PERMALINK DER SIR PLS REPLY ME FORMULA OF SELECT CONTACTOR & OVERLOAD REALY FOR STAR DELTA AND DOL STARTING. THANK YOU

## Gaurav Khanduja9 June 2011 at 2:21 PM(Edit)PERMALINK

In Dol Starter Connection Relay Range Is according to motor Full load Current I= P/1.732 * V(415) * Cos \$( .9) In Star delta Starter Connection Relay Range is According to Motor Phase Current I= [P/1.732 * V(415) * Cos \$ (.9)] * .58

2. Sinnadurai Sripadmanaban5 June 2011 at 7:36 AM(Edit)PERMALINK Please give the curve showing the current surge (current vs time) during change-over fro star to delta as well as the current vs time curve if the same motor is started in direct on line method, in the same graph sheet. Also please give korndorfer type connection(with transition resistors)-for no break to avoid current surge.

3. Venkatesh11 June 2011 at 4:44 PM(Edit)PERMALINK Hello sir , Im having a small dounbt , in terms of converting a star winded motor to a delta winded .. motor was labelled as star rated in the motor name plate. so pls tel me is it possible to change the star winded to a delta winded ??

lemau11 June 2011 at 10:27 PM(Edit)PERMALINK If you want run the motor using star delta starter,u must take off all cooper bar at terminal of electric motor.so no connection of star or delta. MAKE SURE : The motor design is DELTA connection only for star delta starter.if you used motor design STAR connection,your winding will burn out :D

## 4. mukul25 June 2011 at 11:58 AM(Edit)PERMALINK

sir ,i dnt get my ans of qus yet my problem is that whn motor comes to delta contactor the motor stops wht cn be the reasons behind this

lemau25 June 2011 at 2:50 PM(Edit)PERMALINK mukul,please check your power supply wiring for motor terminal.make sure ur 3 phase wiring from delta contactor to motor is correct.

fayyaz3 June 2012 at 5:44 PM(Edit)PERMALINK see reason to stop motor in revers direction in delta connection is the one winding is getting connected in same phase.