Identify this breaker/panel?


Old 07-18-16, 06:24 AM
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Identify this breaker/panel?

Can anyone help me identify the type of breaker in this sub panel? This is in a remote shed and I need to add a third breaker so I can tie into the circuit and run it to an adjacent shed (terminating in a second sub panel). I don't see any identifying label or brand either within the panel or on its cover.

Also, as an aside, just to assuage my curiosity, can anyone tell what type of underground feed wire coming in at the left/bottom is?

Thanks in advance...

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Old 07-18-16, 06:52 AM
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That is a Cuttler Hammer CH brand of panel/breakers.

The bottom cable is type UF (underground feeder) It appears to be #10 3 with ground which will give you 30 amps at 120/240 volts. Of course all this should be confirmed on site.

Only issue I see is as a sub panel is the grounds and neutrals should be separate. The neutrals can stay but the grounds should be moved to a ground bar. The green ground screw on the neutral bus should also be backed out.
Old 07-18-16, 09:22 AM
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The two whites in the lug should be moved to individual hole in the bus.
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Thanks, guys. Last week, upon first opening up the panel, I mentioned to my wife that I thought it wasn't wired to code. But it's been in place for 30+ years (wired by a professional electrician) so maybe the separation of neutrals and grounds wasn't understood or done back then? I dunno. But I'll see about addressing it.

Tolyn, thanks for identifying the type of panel. With that I should be able to source the proper breaker.

And the gray UF feed I asked about... it does, indeed, terminate in the main panel in the house on a double-pole 30-amp breaker. Thanks for clarifying what I've got there.

PJmax, thanks for re-orienting my images!
Old 07-18-16, 01:18 PM
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But it's been in place for 30+ years
At that time a combined neutral ground was allowed if there were no additional metallic pathways.

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