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Old 07-10-2017, 02:48 PM   #41
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Here is a picture of the inside of the 100 amp Tesla Charger that cooked those breakers. Notice the fast blow 200 amp fuse. Behind the plastic insulator behind the fuse is another exact one for the other leg. They don't blow when the branch feeder breakers melt down in the panels. Just saying......

200A fuses...on a 100A circuit? Go Figure...

I'd put a PQA on one of those just for fun. I would be curious what the beasties' modes of operation are...surge, transients, balance (even though split-phase), etc. There has to be a measurable cause for what you are seeing in the field.
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Old 07-10-2017, 03:45 PM   #42
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You know what's interesting about the Tesla HWPCs I've looked in? Those fuses inside are made by Edison.
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They designed those bus stabs for intermittent use is my guess. Nobody foresaw a heat sink load running for hours constant .
They designed those bus stabs for intermittent use is my guess. Nobody foresaw a heat sink load running constantly for four hours.[/QUOTE]

They designed those bus stabs for intermittent use is my guess. Nobody foresaw a heat sink load running for hours constantly.[/QUOTE]

Which is it?
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They designed those bus stabs for intermittent use is my guess. Nobody foresaw a heat sink load running constantly for four hours.
They designed those bus stabs for intermittent use is my guess. Nobody foresaw a heat sink load running for hours constantly.[/QUOTE]

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"They designed those bus stabs for intermittent use is my guess.

Nobody foresaw a heat sink load running constantly for several hours."
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What's the most cost-effective single phase panel that excepts bolt on breaker's?
I save all the pushmatics I replace and re install them in tesla installs. We all know pushmatic was the best panel ever made...
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What are all these electric car chargers you speak of? Do you people not have gas in your areas?
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What are all these electric car chargers you speak of? Do you people not have gas in your areas?
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They designed those bus stabs for intermittent use is my guess. Nobody foresaw a heat sink load running constantly for four hours.
They designed those bus stabs for intermittent use is my guess. Nobody foresaw a heat sink load running for hours constantly.[/QUOTE]

Which is it?[/QUOTE]


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It just another rich man's toy. They are fun as hell to drive. Couple those two things together- Fun as hell and bragging rights. Viola.... should I say Ego or Ergo?
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