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#58177 - 11/01/05 07:10 PM Smallest 3 phase panel  
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We're building alot of small computer server rooms in all fo the schools in our district.

Each of these is nearly identical and needs a specific number of 120 and 208V recepticles. We've only done a couple so far and pulled each circuit from nearby panels but some weren't all that nearby.

With more than a dozen to go, I got the brilliant idea of installing a small subpanel in each server room. this means pulling less wire and gives easy room to expand in the future.

I need a small three phase electrical panel. The ideal panel would be 60A with 6 breaker positions but something a little larger would work. I'm not so concerned about size (although in some of these closets it is a problem). I'm mostly concerned with capacity. I don't have an available 200A near some of these locations.

The smallest panel I've seen is a 100A 24 position - Much more than I need.

Anybody know of a smaller one?


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#58178 - 11/01/05 07:56 PM Re: Smallest 3 phase panel  
Ron  Offline
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How about buying the 100A and replacing the main with a 60A that you buy separately?


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#58179 - 11/01/05 08:58 PM Re: Smallest 3 phase panel  
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QO403L60NS; 3 CIRC, 60 AMP, MLO
QO312L125G; 12 CIRC, 125 AMP, MLO

Both are main lug only panels.

John


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#58180 - 11/02/05 01:03 AM Re: Smallest 3 phase panel  
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Why does he need a main. Use the 100 main lug panel and supply it with whatever size overcurrent device ahead of it, as long as the device is not more than 100 amps.


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