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Will a hobart HCR42 3 phase 208 v work with 3 phase 240 v with a high leg

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It would not work right the elements are made for 208 not 240.the elements would run hot to much voltage.control transformer would be tapped for 208 and not 240 could have adverse effects on controls.motor would probably be fine most are made for 208-240.I would not do it.

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Hi,
Here's what I think but you will have to check it out...
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The 240V 36 unit probably has a 240v fan motor....
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