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#9368 - 04/26/02 09:28 AM Non-NEMA wiring devices
Redsy Offline

Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2138
Loc: Bucks County PA
A piece of equipment has arrived at our site that requires a 45 amp, 120 volt circuit per the installation instructions.
They also say to install a plug & receptacle after the disconnect switch.
The only devices I can locate that meet these ratings are twist-lock types that are "Non-NEMA" devices. (Ex.-Leviton # CS63-70)
I would like your thoughts or comments.


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#9369 - 04/26/02 12:07 PM Re: Non-NEMA wiring devices
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Registered: 04/14/02
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Loc: San Jose, CA
Does it need to be a NEMA type? If not there is nothing wrong with using a non-NEMA type. If you don't need a locking type you could use a NEMA 5-50 receptacle and plug (Leviton 5373 & 9550-P). Pin and Sleeve would be another option.
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