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02-24-10, 01:15 PM
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Your dryer needs a 30 amp 240 volt circuit. ...

Your dryer needs a 30 amp 240 volt circuit.

You need to find a size like NM-D 12-2 w G or something similar to determine the size or look at the breaker handle for the circuit size.
02-24-10, 12:11 PM
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What ampacity does the dryer require and what...

What ampacity does the dryer require and what size is the current breaker or wire size?
02-24-10, 09:54 AM
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Posted By pcboss

In the US the most common circuit size for a...

In the US the most common circuit size for a dryer is 30 amps @ 240, wired with #10.

A new installation would be wired with 2 hots, 1 neutral, and one ground. Older installations used 3 wires.
02-24-10, 07:57 AM
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Posted By pcboss

What ampacity 240 volt receptacle do you need?...

What ampacity 240 volt receptacle do you need? Does this match the breaker rating that is already installed?

If you need a higher rating than what is installed you will need a larger cable...
02-24-10, 06:01 AM
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Posted By pcboss

IIRC the CEC required the kitchen receptacles to...

IIRC the CEC required the kitchen receptacles to be split wired off a multi-wire branch circuit. The top plug was one circuit and the bottom was another circuit.
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