new wiring

Old 02-08-04, 07:25 AM
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We have recently acquired a very old electric kiln. It seems to be in working order. It has a two-pronged plug. The manufacturer label is illegible -- basically it's toast. Can anyone suggest what amps might be required -- what size breaker -- what size wire? Any suggestions welcome.
Old 02-08-04, 07:36 AM
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Do you know the kilowatts of this kiln? Can you see how many elements there are and the wattage of each?

The new cord will need to be three wire. 220volt plus ground.
Kiln's rarely need a neutral.
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You can usually tell by the configuratoin of the plug. Can you find your kiln plug on this web site ?

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