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Posted on Unisaw wiring 220v 50 amp too much?

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#1 posted 10-01-2012 05:42 AM

It will be fine.
For all the reasons already mentioned.
Plus, a motor pulls several times its rated running amps to get started.
For example, If running amps is 12 the initial surge might be 50 amps, but for less than a second.

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