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Old 12-19-2011, 08:51 PM   #1
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Does anyone know if pj has made such a diagram? The time has come to start the control build

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Old 12-19-2011, 09:04 PM   #2
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Yes I've made such diagrams. What is it that you are trying to do? What are the 3 elements for?

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 09:11 PM   #3
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HLT, BK, and a rims.

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 09:15 PM   #4
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I'm along the lines of a electric brutus system.

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 09:33 PM   #5
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How about this?

As usual - click on the image to see the full scale diagram that is printable on Tabloid paper (11" x 17")


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Old 12-19-2011, 10:08 PM   #6
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What size case/ panel do you recommend for this diagram?

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 10:13 PM   #7
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I have no clue. That is something you need to decide.

Are you going to house the BCS controller in it? Aux power? Other stuff?

Lots of factors involved as well..

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 10:27 PM   #8
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Another question...I have an empty 40 amp breaker instead of a 50 I'm my breaker box, can i stick with it? Or do I need the 50 amp?

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 10:42 PM   #9
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The particular schematic is drawn for a 50A GFCI power feed. It requires a 50A GFCI protected line from the mains for it to work properly.

You might get away with a 40A feed if you reduce the element wattage on the HLT and BOIL elements.

That is something for you to decide.

 
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Old 12-20-2011, 03:14 AM   #10
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So if I drop them down to 4500's will it work correctly then?

 
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