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  1. My company is planning to install a new controller box (Spec: DCE1800) for welding machine. But, currently we still in process to decide the size of transformer to control DCE1800 After discussed with machine maker, they said the 90KVA is enough to control the DCE1800. so we decide to use...
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    Hi all, I am an assistant engineer for my company. I just started my career since July 2020 after graduates from university with Electric & Electronic engineering course. Since I am still new in engineering world I hope I can gain new knowledge from this community. thank you, MIMA
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    Recently ran (9) 3/4 pvc pipes around 300’ for an electric gate control box. The gate contractors involved gave us the wrong location for the stub ups and they need to be moved 6’. The stub ups contain power feeds, cat 6 cabling, and 18/8 cabling. They are grouped tightly as they were meant to...
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    Putting in a 300kw CAT standby generator for a residence. Coming out of it with a 400a feed and a 100a feed, the stub up diagram is straightforward enough for the location. Never done a CAT, just a few MTUs and BlueStars up to 200kw. Cat states there is an access panel beneath the breaker...
  5. Which do you prefer to use for installing onto a concrete or brick surface for installing conduit and straps? I can only think of the three choices. I really like using rawl plugs and screws over hammer drive pin anchors simply for the fact that I can remove the conduit if I make a mistake. But...
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