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Warco WM18 - Motor wire connections

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petro1head23/07/2019 13:05:48
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I have just replaced the plastic gear on my WM18

However the milling head now rotates anti clockwise which I am sure is wrong, so assume I have reconnected the motor the wrong way round?

The motor has two wires, blue and brown and the feed wire to it is white and black.

Cansomeone check their machine please to see which wries connect to which ie is it blue to white or brown to white.

Jed Martens23/07/2019 13:26:39
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I would guess that the blue/brown are neutral/live in the UK AC colour scheme. In the US neutral is white and black is live.

If that's the case (and I'm only speculating, I'm not a sparky and I don't yet have a lathe) then connecting blue to white and brown to black would be correct.

 

 

Edited By Jed Martens on 23/07/2019 13:30:46

petro1head23/07/2019 13:36:37
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Sorted, as its a DC motor just swapped them round

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