Originally Posted by noclue
i can see where the confusion may be the equipment i am putting in the new building, it is being moved from the old building where it was protected with a 40 amp breaker. i installed a 40 amp disconnect in the new building and now need to know what size the conduit and wire should be to run power fron the old building to the new building where it will be located. approx 200 feet away
Ok, let's see if I understand...
You want to install a 2-p disconnect in your outbuilding for the sole connection of an air compressor. This will be fed from a 200A panel in your home (?) and you'd like to install u/g conduit and wiring between the two structures. Am I close?!
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