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    aded pole induction motor (AC)

    Hey guys! first post here (sorry if this is the wrong section for this thread) I came across a broken fan that uses this kind of motor to spin the blades, Ive tested the whole wiring and the motor is the one to blame. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaded-pole_motor So my question is this...
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    Derating a switch's load rating with inductive load

    I am selecting a switch to energize a 3/4 hp AC motor. I am concerned about the prospect of contact arcing with such an inductive load. If a switch is rated at 25A @ 125 VAC, it will handle the continuous current, but might there be a reliability issue over time due to contact arcing at turn on?

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