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What requires a 30 amp breaker?

What requires a 30 amp breaker?

The 15-amp and 20-amp breakers are used for baseboard heating, the 30-amp breakers are used for water heating, the 40- and 50-amp breakers are used for electric ranges, and the 70-amp breakers are used for air conditioning.

What is the cost of a single pole 120 volt 30 amp breaker for the main panel?

Siemens B130 30-Amp Single Pole 120-Volt 10KAIC Bolt in Breaker, Black

List Price: $27.42 Details
Price: $15.98
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Can I add a 30 amp breaker to my house?

Installing a 30-amp breaker and plug isn’t easy, but you can do this without having to hire an electrician. Welders also run on 30 amps and would need a dedicated circuit for safe operation. Whatever your reason is for installing a new breaker and plug, you can install them safely on your own.

Do they make a 30 amp breaker?

Homeline 30 Amp Single-Pole Circuit Breaker.

How many circuits can be on a 30 amp breaker?

The NEC states that you can only have 30-amp receptacles on a 30-amp circuit. If it’s a multi-outlet circuit, you can have a 20-amp breaker protecting the #10 conductors and use 15amp and 20amp receptacles on the circuit.

How many watts can a 30 amp breaker handle?

3,600 watts
A 30-amp outlet supplies 3,600 watts (30 amps multiplied by 120 volts). Therefore, the breaker on that outlet could meet code and still trip anywhere between a total load of 2,880 watts (80 percent of 3,600 watts) and 4,320 watts (120 percent of 3,600 watts).

What is a double pole 30 amp breaker used for?

Double-pole breaker The 15-amp and 20-amp breakers often handle baseboard heaters, 30-amp serve water heaters and electric dryers, 40- and 50-amp are for electric ranges, and the 70-amp could serve a large air conditioner or a subpanel.

How many amps can a double 30 amp breaker handle?

The safe maximum calculation is 80%. If breaker is rated 30 amp, then 30 x . 8 = 24 amp safe maximum.

How many receptacles can be on a 30 amp breaker?

How many volts can a 30 amp breaker support?

120 volts