Direct vents

Discussion in 'Boiler Forum' started by Bob Dugan, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. Bob Dugan

    Bob Dugan New Member

    Apr 5, 2013
    Carver ma
    Can I use a generator to power my power vent? I'm concerned about harmonic distortion.
  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    Depends on how noisy the generator output is (we're talking electrical noise here, not sound, I assume). Some motors like the frequency to be nice and stable, some use some electronics in their circuit controller, and those may not like a noisy generator output, nor would most anything with electronics in it.
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