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Old 08-28-2012, 10:16 AM   #1
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Need to know the circuit breaker requirement


Got a new stove and the label is this:

120/240V , 60Hz: 11.9kw
120/208V , 60hZ: 8.9kw

ac only 60Hz

Trying to determine the required circuit breaker size

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Old 08-28-2012, 01:07 PM   #2
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Need to know the circuit breaker requirement


Amps X volts = watts

I get 50A @240V

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Check the manual that came with the stove. It should also tell you what gauge wire to use.
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49.58 amps @ 240V is what I get. Is this for the entire unit? It sounds about right for a typical 240V stove.
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