220v_outlet_wired

wired 220v outlet

By | 2015-02-08T03:16:06+00:00 February 7th, 2015|2 Comments

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  1. Jim August 29, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    That is not proper the wire is wrong choice should be four wire three conductor and a ground! Now you have a load on a bare wire being used as neutral! The box is not grounded !

    • Dan Hankin August 30, 2017 at 2:46 pm

      Thanks for the comment, Jim. Again, I’m not a licensed electrician, but the bare ground wire (green screw) is not carrying a load. The welder should only require two hot leads and a ground (no neutral). If you’re an electrician and can elaborate on what’s wrong in this installation, please reply and we’ll update the content in the post. Thanks!

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