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Old 02-21-2011, 05:23 PM   #1
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30 amp outlet on 50 amp breaker

I was wondering if it is possible to run a 30 amp outlet on a 50 amp breaker.i have a 50 amp breaker and want to extend a line thats already ran but the 50 amp outlet doesnt match the 240 plug i have.thanks for any help.

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30 amp outlet on 50 amp breaker

Yes, if you replace the 50 amp breaker with a 30 amp breaker.

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Old 02-21-2011, 11:24 PM   #3
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30 amp outlet on 50 amp breaker

What this 30 amp receptale is used for the dryer or compressor or other use?? it will make the diffrence on the codewise when you move it at the diffrent location.

The answer will be based on NEC ( National Electrical code ) or CEC ( Cananda Electrical code ) or ECF ( Electrique Code France )
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