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#52637 - 06/01/05 05:59 PM 150 amp panel 100 main
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Is it legal to take a 150 amp 30 space 30 circuit panel and install a 100 amp main because of the wire size and use all 30 circuits.

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#52638 - 06/01/05 06:05 PM Re: 150 amp panel 100 main
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Yes.

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#52639 - 06/01/05 07:12 PM Re: 150 amp panel 100 main
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Cutler Hammer lists 125A rated panels with factory 100A mains. Its the CPM116, CPM120, and CPM130 models.

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#52640 - 06/02/05 06:31 PM Re: 150 amp panel 100 main
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As long as your load calculation does not exceeed 100A

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#52641 - 06/02/05 06:57 PM Re: 150 amp panel 100 main
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CH has a 30 ckt 100A Panel Classic CH, we use them on our 100A Up grades.

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#52642 - 06/09/05 11:49 AM Re: 150 amp panel 100 main
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NOV,
Are you talking about a 150 amp main ckt. breaker panel, or a main lug panel, and installing your own 100 amp Bkr?

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#52643 - 06/10/05 07:21 PM Re: 150 amp panel 100 main
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thanks guys I am going to use the CH 30 space, I also found that siemens has a 30 space 100 amp panel

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