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Hello Frank: It is my understanding that ESA has a prescriptive description of work that requires mandatory Arc flash courses. If the scope of your work never crosses into this area it is not worth the money. If you do wander into this area you must take it. Hope this helps. ...
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Greg: I'm in agreement with you that there are no code restrictions on installing a fuse panel. However, one would have to look really hard to find one I believe. Plug fuse panels are becoming very rare, however I do come upon one occasionally. A 12 circuit plug fuse, 60 amp ...
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Yesterday at 05:12 PM
I am old enough to remember new installs of fuse panels and typically they would use a pullout for a 30a load like a dryer. The last one I saw installed was 1971 tho. If you use the S adapters, there is no code reason why you can't install one today. I think I would fight an insu...
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Yesterday at 04:15 PM
Hello Sixer It’s been my experience that fuse rejecters come in 15, 20 and 25 amp models. There is no need for a 30 amp rejecter as you have so rightly pointed out that 30 amp is the largest plug fuse made. 25’s are rarely seen as they are really only necessary in certain ...
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03/22/17 07:04 PM
Let me know of any other issues you see. Bill...
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03/22/17 07:03 PM
Members: If the times seem off on some posts you may have to reset your Time Zone in 'My Stuff' > Preferences. Bill...
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03/22/17 02:31 AM
That's what I thought too....easy fix, little money ...
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03/22/17 01:13 AM
To the original point, you can get a number of high-end SPDs that have alarm contacts in them, and those alarm contacts could certainly be wired to a Shunt Trip on the Main CB so that if the SPD ever did fail, the contacts would trip the Main CB. But the big problem I see with th...
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03/22/17 12:50 AM
Here's one way it could happen. If the wet E-Stop was cycling the bypass on and off repeatedly and quickly, plus you have what's called a "3 contactor bypass" where there is a line isolation contactor ahead of the VFD, you can end up in a situation where the pre-charge...
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03/21/17 03:28 PM
I hope you caught this at the FEPA/C (pre drywall) because it is a show stopper at least if the AHJ cares about the code....
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03/21/17 12:20 PM
It is new constructin....
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03/21/17 04:54 AM
Is this new construction or existing?...
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03/21/17 03:34 AM
two small appliance circuits feeding one kitchen......
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03/21/17 12:19 AM
Bill: That did the trick I believe....
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03/21/17 12:14 AM
Go to Bussmann.com or Littlefuse website, customer service, and ask for a supplier in your area....
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03/20/17 06:49 PM
Ok guys you are my go to answer team (much appreciated by the way). So we are doing some apartments and have come across what appears to be gray area in the code regauarding small appliance circuit. Here is a quick synopsis; we have two kitchen that supply only the kitchen, then ...
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03/19/17 06:45 PM
Anybody can help to let me know from where I can buy fuse rejectors, I asked different supplier, nobody carry it...
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03/19/17 02:08 PM
Originally Posted by HotLine1Bill: Your last post says 8:39PM (3/18/17) Are you and I not in the same zone?? We are, something may have changed with the Software update. Go into your 'My Stuff' > Preferences and set the Time Zone to the correct Zone (UTC-4) and go back an...
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03/19/17 01:56 PM
Bill: Your last post says 8:39PM (3/18/17) Are you and I not in the same zone?? ...
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03/18/17 08:39 PM
Originally Posted by HotLine1Ooops, I didn't look at the time yet. Be right back. Bill: It's +4 hours (8:16 at 4:16 PM DST John, I'm trying to figure out if your time zone is set correctly. I had to reset mine. When you look at this post time (top right) does it say 4:39p...
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03/18/17 08:26 PM
Really nice new look. New items!! Top all time posts. Pages seem to be longer. ...
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03/18/17 08:16 PM
Ooops, I didn't look at the time yet. Be right back. Bill: It's +4 hours (8:16 at 4:16 PM DST...
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03/18/17 04:19 PM
John, is the time on these posts right for you? Anyone?...
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03/18/17 04:15 PM
Looking good Mr. Bill ...
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03/18/17 04:44 AM
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