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Can you run a larger motor on a smaller size drive?

Issue:
Is it ok to use a larger motor on a smaller sized drive?

Product Line:
All Altivar drives.

Environment:
All

Cause:
They want to know if they can run a 20 HP motor on a 15 HP variable speed drive?

Resolution:
This is not recommended.  Please make sure that you size your variable speed drive to match your motor name plate current, voltage and HP.

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