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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-17-2008, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Scot Clark
Hi Folks: Thanks again for the advise.

Hi Folks: Thanks again for the advise.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-16-2008, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Scot Clark
7.5 HP 80 gallon industrial 2 stage compressor

Hi:

Porter-Cable CPLMC7580V2C 7.5 HP 80 gallon industrial 2 stage compressor.

Specs:
Voltage/Hertz/Phase: 240/60/1
Horse Power: 11.00 peak, 7.5 run
30 Amps @ 240 Volts.

Instructions say...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-11-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,912
Posted By Scot Clark
Hi : Thanks for all the suggestions. I...

Hi :

Thanks for all the suggestions.
I got a responce from the mfg.
They said use the tan conncted to motor body as gruond.
Run the power to each terminal , one to L2 and one to L3.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-10-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,912
Posted By Scot Clark
Thanks ToolGuy.

Thanks ToolGuy.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-09-2008, 08:34 AM
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Views: 15,912
Posted By Scot Clark
Hi: It's single phase. At home useage.

Hi:

It's single phase. At home useage.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-08-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Scot Clark
a little more info... inside the switch box...

a little more info...

inside the switch box housing, the 2 wires from the motor
go to the top of the switch. One goes to 4 T2, and the other goes
to 6 T3.

The wires I have to connect to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-07-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,912
Posted By Scot Clark
2 post auto lift - 220v wiring

I have a 2 post auto lift. On the motor plate it says: 3hp 220v 20 amps.
There is also a safety shut off switch on top if the car gets raise too high.
The wires for the safety switch run down the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-08-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,915
Posted By Scot Clark
Hi: RE: "The neutral and ground bus are...

Hi:

RE: "The neutral and ground bus are connected at the Main Panel only.
If you install a panel as an auxiliary, you need to keep the neutral and ground separate and carry them back to the main...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-08-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,915
Posted By Scot Clark
neutral bus, groud bus

Wondering about in the breaker panel..
there are neutral busses and ground busses..

Aren't these bonded together? Wondering why the two,
what the difference is, and how critical it is to wire...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-02-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,643
Posted By Scot Clark
Hi Mr. Petey: Thanks so much. Yes, the...

Hi Mr. Petey:

Thanks so much.
Yes, the compressor is 30 amps - running.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-02-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,643
Posted By Scot Clark
Hi: Also wondering if 35 to 40 feet away...

Hi:

Also wondering if 35 to 40 feet away from breaker panel is ok.
They say the closer the better for less voltage drop.

Thanks !
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-02-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,643
Posted By Scot Clark
230v welder, 240v compresser - breaker & wire size?

Hi:

I have a Lincoln Arc welder 230V 1 phase 60Hz. Came with a 50 amp
plug and also a 50 amp recepticle. Wondering proper breaker and wire
size to use. 50 amp breaker and #6 wire? Or does...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-29-2007, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,483
Posted By Scot Clark
Hi: Thanks so much for all the suggestions,...

Hi:
Thanks so much for all the suggestions, will run dedicated lines the right way.

Would I use a 30 amp breaker, or go up to 50 amp for a compressor that is:
HP (peak/run); 11.0/7.5
Apms @...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-04-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,483
Posted By Scot Clark
Hi Snoony: Thanks for the repy. I just...

Hi Snoony:

Thanks for the repy. I just won't be using those items too often.
I guess what I'm trying to ask is if I can run #4/2 wire with ground
that would accomodate a plasma cutter 50 to 80...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-02-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,483
Posted By Scot Clark
220/240 volt circuit

Hi:

I have a shop with 200 amp service.
"Someday" I want a to get a few things that run on 220/240v.....

plasma cutter - 50 to 80 amp 220v
which I believe would need #4/2 wire w/ground good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-30-2006, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,595
Posted By Scot Clark
Hi Guys: Thanks so much for the info. Yes...

Hi Guys:

Thanks so much for the info.
Yes #12 wire, 20 amp breakers.

I guess I better run an additional circuit.
12 each circuit. 12 x 150 = 1800 watts.

I had the one circuit all...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-29-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,595
Posted By Scot Clark
20 amp circuit - recessed lighting.

Hi:


I have a 20 amp circuit for lighting and want to use 24 recessed fixtures with no more than 75 watt light bulbs so I never plan on exceeding 1800 watts.

I already have 150w rated...
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