Two wires in a circuit breaker


Old 07-29-10, 04:48 AM
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Two wires in a circuit breaker

I want to use a GE-40C breaker by putting two wires in it.Installing new A/c and want additional line.This CB is used in winter by heat and would like to use in summer for A/C. This is the only place I can get to line (at box). Where box is ,I can't splice into wire,outside of main box.
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Old 07-29-10, 06:17 AM
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Breakers are not normally rated for two wires. Best procedure is to pigtail the wires and run the pigtail to the breaker.

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