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#58032 - 10/26/05 03:22 PM cook top & wall oven
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Loc: Maryland USA
I do mostly commercial wiring so I'm a little rusty with the residential side of things -
I just picked up a kitchen remodel and they are installing a cooktop and a separate wall oven. cook top is 7.4 kw @ 240volt, they are still picking out the wall oven.
How do you house guys wire these? A seperate circuit for each or do you tap a feed to both ? I've never dealt with these all I've dealt with in the past was the standard 30" free standing range. Any advice is welcome. Thanks

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#58033 - 10/26/05 04:55 PM Re: cook top & wall oven
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Registered: 08/07/03
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The 7.4 kw needs at least some #8 so I would want to know the size of the other oven.It might be better to have one line for each, rather then running a large line and tapping off it.

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#58034 - 10/26/05 05:13 PM Re: cook top & wall oven
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Usually I feed each appliance individually with whatever the nameplate draw is.

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#58035 - 10/26/05 05:18 PM Re: cook top & wall oven
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Run each circuit seperate, but don't do it until you have cut-sheets in hand. (Not spec's, "Cut Sheets") Resi Kit equipment is notoriuos for requiring feeds in certain locations. (Like sub-zero's 6x6" square to locate power.) Otherwise you may be in for some surprises at finish. Just my opinion.....
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#58036 - 10/27/05 01:35 PM Re: cook top & wall oven
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Thanks - thats about what I had in mind. 2 feeds - 1 for each. The homeowner is going to have them on hand by the time I start the rough in.

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