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Posted in thread: 240v ssr on 120v build? on 01-11-2013 at 10:42 PM
No problems that I can think of. Those are just rated to break a circuit with a voltage up to
Posted in thread: 20 amp 240v GFCI outlet? on 11-29-2012 at 05:22 PM
The way I look at it is 1: That I can't impose greater than a 19 amp load on the wire2: The
wire can actually handle 30 amps3: Everything is protected by a 20 amp fuse4: The fuse would
blow in the cas...
Posted in thread: 20 amp 240v GFCI outlet? on 11-29-2012 at 12:56 AM
ryane,You need to take a look in your code book. It's not legal to land a number 12 wire under
a 30 amp breaker in most situations but number 12 THHN is physically rated to handle a 30 amp
load so the...
Posted in thread: 20 amp 240v GFCI outlet? on 11-28-2012 at 10:09 PM
Thank you DustBow.
Posted in thread: 20 amp 240v GFCI outlet? on 11-28-2012 at 08:33 PM
Did you not read that I fused down to 20 amps in the controller?
Posted in thread: 20 amp 240v GFCI outlet? on 11-28-2012 at 06:36 PM
NEC Article 100 states that a continuous load is 3 hours or more. Seeing as I don't do 3 hour
boils it's perfectly safe and legal.
Posted in thread: Can I Directly Wire 50 A Into Electric Control Panel on 10-12-2012 at 03:46 PM
Hardwiring is perfectly acceptable but cord and cap allows for easy disconnection if you want
to move anything and provides a physical disconnection point for safety.
Posted in thread: Who to hire to build my system? on 10-12-2012 at 03:32 PM
Look for a specialty electrical shop in your area. Electricians no longer build controllers on
site anymore so a lot of them don't know how. We usually have to order them up. If you can find
out who b...
Posted in thread: Help wiring my contactors on 09-26-2012 at 01:55 AM
not on your coil
Posted in thread: What 220V element for welded lock nut keggle? on 07-14-2012 at 09:01 PM
I do 12 gallon boils in a keggle with the 4500 watt element. 90% to reach boil and then 30-60%
power to maintain a vigorous rolling boil depending on outside temp and wind. I usually aim for
a 1-1.5 g...