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Table saws #1: Issue with 220 volt saw

04-24-2017 01:32 AM by John | 5 comments »

I have a Delta Contractors saw and had an electrician change the motor wiring from 120v to 240 volt. My shop had a dedicated 240 receptacle that read 240 volts with a meter. When I plugged it in to run, it started up even with the with on off. It is running about half speed would be my guess. the only way to shut it of is unplug it or shut the breaker off, NOT GOOD. I’m wondering if the saw was wired 120 and thats why its running at about half speed. I’m thinking that maybe if I put a 120v plug it could correct the problem. I’m also considering have the electrician who wired the motor to come out and look at it. Has anyone ever run into this type of problem before. The w...

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