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200 amp breaker

Posted by rbigg (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 25, 14 at 23:30

I see lots of 3 pole and 2 pole 200 amp 240vac breakers on Ebay.

Is 3 pole neutral and two hot legs? 2 pole two hot legs only with a separate neutral?

Just curious....


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RE: 200 amp breaker

3-pole circuit breakers are for 3-phase power systems. That's 3 hots with the phasing arranged so each line is 120 degrees out of phase with the other two.


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RE: 200 amp breaker

Thanks. Wasn't sure if they were for 3 phase or not.


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