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Old 02-09-2010, 02:03 PM   #1
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Does a double pole 20 amp breaker have 20 amps at each terminal or 10 amps?

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20 amps at each terminal. However, if one leg pulls more than 20 amps, it will trip both breakers.

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Each provides 20amps!
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