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Description: (3) wire motors have 3 lead wires for power and 1 ground wire. Lead wires are included with all F&W submersible motors. Specs. for 3 wire motor leads are 14/2 Awg. and are 48" long.
F&W motors are built to NEMA 4" submersible motors specifications and interchange with other makes such as Franklin, Pentek, Centri-Pro and Grundfos motors built to NEMA standards for 4" submersible motors.
1/2HP to 1-1/2HP 3 wire F&W submersible motors have internal overload protection built in.
Submersible Motor Data
Single Phase Motor Fuse Sizing: 15amp Breaker, Standard Fuse: 20amp or dual Element Time Delay Fuse: 10amp.
Submersible motors should not be cycled on and off in excess of 1 time in 5 minutes and be limited to 25-50 starts in 24 hours.
A (3) wire submersible motor requires a minimum of 10 seconds between starts for the internal start/run switch to reset.
Engine driven generator requirements - External Regulated: KW: 2, KVA: 2.5 - Internally Regulated: KW: 1.5, KVA: 1.9
Note: Generator should always be running before motor connected. Before stopping a pump, shut off pump before turning off generator. Most generators today are of the external regulated type. Internal regulated generators have an internal winding and it controls the output current.