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Manual motor starter as disconnect? #192928 03/10/10 08:18 PM
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Manual 2 pole motor starter like Square D Class 2510 (switch type, not magnetic type)as the disconnect for an air conditioning unit. OK?
Is "if it looks like a switch and acts like a switch, it's a switch" true?

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Re: Manual motor starter as disconnect? [Re: cgw] #192937 03/11/10 12:05 AM
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Does it have a means of locking the switch in the open position?

Re: Manual motor starter as disconnect? [Re: cgw] #192946 03/11/10 11:14 AM
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If the AC unit has a hermetic compressor, does the motor starter meet the disconnect ampere rating requirements of 440.12?
Is it possibly marked as "suitable as motor disconnect"?

Re: Manual motor starter as disconnect? [Re: KJay] #192949 03/11/10 03:18 PM
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Switch is in Definitions Front of Code book.


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