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Forum topic by jody495 posted 08-21-2016 12:48 AM 313 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-21-2016 12:48 AM

hello,I hope someone can help me determine what I need to relocate my table saw. I can’t determine how much amperage my 3hp /220 volt saw pulls.also I need to know what size wire to use and do I need to use 20 or 30 map breakers. the saw will be about 45 feet from the breaker box. any help would be appreciated.

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#1 posted 08-21-2016 12:57 AM

Jesse, hard to read sideways!!! I think in your second pick it sez Max AMB 40,not a P though, looks like a B.But again lousy pics, cant see sideways or all of the tag, Amps should be on it. Look up Ohms Law and do some simple math.

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#2 posted 08-21-2016 01:09 AM

I think that FLA refers to full load amps so 17.9 amps.

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#3 posted 08-21-2016 01:12 AM

I believe the FLA on your tag means “Full Load Amperes”
This might be helpful

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#4 posted 08-21-2016 01:45 AM

don’t know why the pictures came out side ways.oops.thanks for the information

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#5 posted 08-21-2016 01:54 AM

30A breaker with #10 wire. 3 wire receptacle. NEMA 6-30 im pretty sure.

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