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Old 06-05-2011, 11:43 AM   #1
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is a 2 pole breaker with two handles that are tied together and marked 30a on each side a 30 amp breaker or 60 amp?

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2 POLE/30 AMP.

used for 240v loads mainly

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Old 06-05-2011, 12:36 PM   #3
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As Techy said, 30A. Each 'leg' is protected individually up to 30 amps, but if one leg exceeds that, the handle tie makes them both shut off.
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