Re: Emergency stop button

Max Maginness
 

Such a switch should be rated the current capacity of the circuit. Most house circuits are at least 15 Amp. These switches are rated for 10A. If there is a major 120v short it will pull out the panel circuit breaker. A partial overload but within the circuit breaker rating may not be handled by this switch.

 

Max

 

From: WiringForDCC@... [mailto:WiringForDCC@...] On Behalf Of Carl
Sent: Saturday, February 08, 2014 10:45 AM
To: WiringForDCC@...
Subject: Re: [WiringForDCC] Emergency stop button

 

 

Hello Ed:

I have one already. What are you attaching yours to?

Carl.

On 2/8/2014 1:40 PM, eschwerkolt@... wrote:

 

If you do not have one, here is a good one cheap. But it took 3 weeks to get to my house.

 

It is well built:  Single pole  660V  10A

 

 

Ed S

 


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