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restez1963 07-10-2011 12:56 PM

Neutral wire?
Ok just so i know can someone please explain in lamans say a outlet from panel black wire to outlet brass and from panel white wire to outlet silver and ground wire. anyway breaker on when outlet is usedpower from the black wire travels to the brass part throgh the outlet comes out of the silver (white) travels on white to panel out to our electrical station reverses back through panel through the white back through outlet through black back to panel 60 times per second is this the correct way it travels?

JoeD 07-11-2011 09:56 AM

In simplistic terms that is it.

TxBuilder 07-11-2011 10:04 AM

Indeed it is. Simple enough, right?

Speedbump 07-12-2011 08:15 AM

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restez1963 07-13-2011 10:36 PM

thanks guys i appreciate it

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