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Old 02-16-2009, 10:38 AM   #1
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I have machine with a motor that says 230V, 13 A, single phase. can I connect this to my electric dryer outlet?

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I have machine with a motor that says 230V, 13 A, single phase. can I connect this to my electric dryer outlet?
As long as its rated for the amp draw the motor has I cant see why it would be a problem, though it isnt common practice

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Indeed you can. If the outlet is 4 wire, use only the two hots and ground, not the neutral.

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