Plasma cutter

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Old 04-06-19, 06:39 AM
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Smile Plasma cutter

I want this:

https://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-ve...hoCyNkQAvD_BwE


Someone kindly tell me what I need to say to my electrician so he can wire the source for this plasma cutter Want to cut 3/8" ....

 
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Old 04-06-19, 06:51 AM
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From the manual. Tell this to your electrician.

Our Versa-Cut Plasma Cutter is supplied with the popular NEMA 50P plug, requiring a NEMA-50R recepticle. If a 220-240 VAC, 30 Amp outlet is used a UL listed 30 Amp plug may be installed by a licensed and qualified electrician
 
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Old 04-06-19, 07:01 AM
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Since the plasma cutter comes with a 50 amp plug I would have him install a 50 amp receptacle (NEMA 6-50R) using wire/cable rated for 50 amps. That way if you can use the same receptacle for a welder. The circuit breaker can also be a 50 amp two pole breaker.
 
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Old 04-06-19, 07:19 AM
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Scroll down to page 4 for installation requirements

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https://www.eastwood.com/images/pdf/12740_versacut.pdf
 
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Old 04-06-19, 09:28 AM
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The unit can detect and operate on different voltages. I would install a circuit to match the plug comes on the unit.
 
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Old 04-06-19, 05:31 PM
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tx

tx tolynd and joed. I will go with 220-240 VAC 30 Amp circuit

 
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Old 04-07-19, 06:54 PM
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Strange that this unit will operate on a 20 amp 120 volt circuit, but needs a 30 amp circuit when running off 240 volts. I believe I'd wait on the circuit till I could see the data plate on the unit.
 
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Old 04-07-19, 07:30 PM
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From the manual

The Eastwood Versa-Cut Plasma Cutter is voltage sensing; it will automatically operate on 110-120 VAC, 50/60Hz., or 220-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz.
 
 

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