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Is it possible to convert a 60 Hz dish washer to work on 50 Hz, and how.

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Hello, so long as you have it wired to a 110v outlet 50-60 hertz is not going to be a problem and you don't need convert it. If however you are hooking it up to a higher voltage, you will need a step down transformer. If you have any questions please feel free to comment again. Mike

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UK has 50 Hz electricity, and appliances are rated for local power..
Any appliance made for US market is rated 60 Hz.
50 Hz and 60 Hz electricity are different.

Look at label on your mixer, and then look at labels on local appliances. You will see 50 cycles or 60 cycles. Rarely appliances are labeled 50-60 cycles.
http://www.worldstandards.eu/electricity.htm#voltage
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Hz Hertz or cycles or frequency is number of rotations the electric generator turns per second.

Some appliances are rated 50-60 cycles and will work worldwide.
However most appliances are rated 50 or rated 60 but not both.
60 cycle motor will not perform as expected when connected to 50 cycles. And might overheat.
Generally, most motors can be converted to different voltages by taking motor to motor shop (if you can find one these day)
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