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Old 04-24-2019, 07:38 PM   #1
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Have 230 volt 3hp 1ph 230 volt motor drawing 15 amps operating a vacuum. Manual says run a 40 amp dedicated circuit. Problem is the motor has a 20 amp 230v plug. Distributor recommended wire nut a 20 amp receptacle to the # 8 thhn, I don't think so. My question is, if I cut the plug, staight wire motor lead into jbox with the #8 thhn, what would the amperage rating on a disconnect be?

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Old 04-24-2019, 08:25 PM   #2
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Problem is the motor has a 20 amp 230v plug
Can you not accommodate this?
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