GE TM2020c need additional neutral terminals


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Old 01-06-14, 12:31 PM
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GE TM2020c need additional neutral terminals

I have a GE TM2020C 200 amp panel which is actually a sub panel coming off a main disconnect. The neutral and grounds are separate. I need at least four additional neutral terminals. Can I connect two neutral busbars together using solid insulated wire? (#4 or #6?) I have found a GE TGK12 busbar which I believe would work.
Or perhaps someone has a better solution.......?

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Old 01-06-14, 02:06 PM
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I have a GE TM2020C 200 amp panel which is actually a sub panel coming off a main disconnect. The neutral and grounds are separate. I need at least four additional neutral terminals.
You already have 2 neutral bars in your 40 circuit panel. Has one neutral bar been separated from neutral to be used as a ground bar?

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If so, you should reconnect them so you have 2 neutral bars again and install an auxilliary ground bar for the ground wires. One of these ground bars will work, I'd use the TGK42.

TGK24 or TGK42
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I agree. There should have already been all the terminals you needed in the panel.

Grounding conductors might need an auxiliary ground bar to be added.
 
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Yes, the neutral bars were separated. OK, I need to remember how they were connected.........and where did I put it. Then I'll get a new ground bar, move all the grounds to that, and rejoin the original neutrals. Sounds good. I'll let you know how I make out.
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Old 01-27-14, 08:50 PM
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GE TM2020c need additional neutral terminals

I was unable to find the original bar that tied the two neutrals together but found the guts for the panel on a website for $20. We installed the Model #: TGK24CP ground bar which said it for for the TM2020 but of course had to drill and thread a new hole. In retrospect I might have used the TGK42 as Casual Joe suggested (which I also purchased but can't return....) Nevertheless, it turned out very nice.

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