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#206966 - 09/08/12 11:53 AM 240v dead front GFI
Sparky77 Offline
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Registered: 11/15/08
Posts: 13
Loc: Alberta
Ok heres the situation. I'm ready to finish a house in a few weeks. The bathtub they had installed is jetted with a single 240V pump. At R/I I had done some google searching on my smart phone to see if there was at 240V dead front GFI available. I'm sure that I had found one without much trouble but wasnt smart enough to write down any of the info on it. No after all my searching I cant seem to find anything available to fit this situation. Typically I just run the tub feed into a single gang box then a switch leg out to the tub. Finish it off with a dead front GFI and its a nice clean finish. Now my only options I can come up with is:
1) 2 pole GFI breaker with a 2 pole switch in the bath room
2) 240 Volt deadfront GFI

Anyone know of anything available?

BTW the 2 pole GFI is quite costly thats why I'm looking for a more affordable solution.

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#206982 - 09/09/12 10:18 AM Re: 240v dead front GFI [Re: Sparky77]
mbhydro Offline
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Registered: 02/21/03
Posts: 312
Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
Is this what you are looking for?

From Leviton:

8895-00I 80A-120/240V 60Hz. Back & Side Wired Ivory
8895-00W White
8895-00E Black (Ebony)

GFCIs for Equipment Connections
SmartLockŪ High-Current GFCI
• Adds ground fault protection to heavy equipment: Dedicated only
for 3- and 4-wire systems that include grounded neutral
• Contact rating at GFCI: 20-125V; load capability with 125V
control relay 80A @ 240V max.
• TEST and RESET buttons confirm proper operation
• Ideal for use with spas, heater packs, high pressure washers,
industrial mixers and other equipment
• UL Recognized Component E-48380, CSA Certified LR-57811
Note: Each Cat. No. 8895 and contactor or relay combination MUST be
approved by UL. Consult your Leviton representative for a list of contactors that have been approved for use with Cat. No. 8895

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#206983 - 09/09/12 01:21 PM Re: 240v dead front GFI [Re: mbhydro]
Sparky77 Offline
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Registered: 11/15/08
Posts: 13
Loc: Alberta
Thanks. That looks like it just might work. I dont know how I overlooked that one. Only downfall is that its leviton brand and therefore has the black and red buttons on it which doesnt match the Pass and Seymour all white gfi's. I might just have to install all leviton gfi's in this job. Thanks again.

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