Geyser timers

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Old 06-15-17, 07:15 AM
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Geyser timers

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How many 20A rated geyser timers are needed to wire two geysers protected by 40A circuit breakers.

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This is primarily a North American forum. What is a geiser? Is it some kind of fountain?
 
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Usually, putting two 20A switches in parallel for a 40A load doesn't work the way you think it would. Depending on the slight differences in the wiring and manufacture, there could be more than 20A going through one or the other, exceeding its capacity and being a hazard.

You would need to get a 40A timer switch, or some type of relay/contactor setup.
 
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