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Re: [TCML] Advice on 150 kVA SGTC

I would think one possible way would be to simply rent a commercial towable
power generator. They're about the size of a small van, can output 200kW or
so and are very frequently used in off-site building construction projects.
Something like that:



On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 11:37 AM, David Rieben <drieben@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Wow! 150 kVA SGTC? I have already been somewhat following the previous
> dialogue on this, but I have to ask, where are you getting the electrical
> service to run such a beast? I'm assuming that you must have access to
> commercial 3-phase electric service to be able to feed such a behemoth of a
> TC. I have designed a special circuit to provide up to 100 amps, 240 VAC
> (U.S.) from my single phase residential service, but your proposed coil
> power level is 6X what I can accommodate with my service! As a matter of
> fact, I, along with about 3 (or possibly 4) neighbors in my suburban
> enevironment, share a single 50 kVA rated padmount x-former for our single
> phase residential electrical service. Although a 50 kVA utility
> distribution x-former could probably temporarily sustain a 150 kVA load, I
> seriously doubt if my "neighbors", who share that transformer for their
> electrical service with me, would be too pleased if I were to impart that
> kind of a load on it, as it
>  would certainly brown out their electrical service. ;^o
> David Rieben
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