[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Power pole extension

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 21:14:06 UTC 2017

I think the incorrect term '2 phase' is the split single phase (or 
single phase 3 wire) that the Americans use, 120 v  from 'neutral' to 
either line but 240 v from line to line and that 240 v is termed '2 
phase' despite the fact that it is a single phase. All of these lines 
are supposed to float - no connection to earth is supposed to be made.

  On 13-Feb-17 07:27 AM, ajt1047 at gmail.com wrote:
> On 12/02/2017 20:07, Mike Thompson wrote:
>> Jherome,
>> ...  Having spent some time in the electrical industry (in the U.S.) 
>> my understanding is there is no such thing as "2 phase", only single 
>> phase and three phase.
> In terms of supply to premises, you're going to get single phase or 
> 3-phase, but I think that you can still get minor power lines carrying 
> just 2 phases (e.g. to 2 houses, each single phase) can't you?
> Best Regards,
> Andy
> (who hasn't actually done any 3-phase wiring in 40 years, so it might 
> have changed a bit since then!)
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