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  1. Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hello, does anyone on here know if you can transfer an apprenticeship program that is nonunion from the state of Montana to the state of Utah and finish out the last book work there and take my journeyman exam there? I have 12,000 on the job hours, but have about six months of homework to...
  2. Residential Electrical Forum
    Check out my reddit post: Does anyone know anything that could help? Thank you
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Can someone walk me through the rules or subrules that can guide me to the answer that this app is proposing as the right answer(I ran out of time and guessed this question). thanks in advance
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    Home is a couple years old, my master bedroom and master bath/closet are on a 20 amp breaker. I am having the issue of the breaker tripping, however it has just recently started up again since this last cold snap (I live in Texas and it’s about 40 degrees out). It has happened in the past on 2...
  5. UK Electrical Forum
    Hi so basically I am still learning I’m a relatively new sparky. I have attached a diagram if someone can please please complete it fro me and help me understand this. basically form the Mains it goes to the hallway light, then to the single switch ( it’s a two way switch being used a single...
  6. Residential Electrical Forum
    hey there, doing a side job for a buddy and he has a tanning bed that requires a 120v 30amp receptacle, however i rarely do service work and wanted to see if there is an easier way to do things. first option i have is install one just below the panel in the garage, which he was just gonna run a...
  7. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi there, I hope I am in the right section on the platform. I was wondering if somebody will be able to tell me how to connect these two different wires, please. Because at the end of the day, I need the wires to connect to this type of plug. Thanks in advance.
  8. Linework
    Hello all, I’m seeking advice on pulling multiple lines through large conduit runs. Here’s the situation: We are currently pulling a LOT of lines through 4” conduit in a stadium for Voltserver digital electricity. The cables are, if i remember 8-pair 14AWG, roughly the size of 00 wire in...
  9. General Electrical Discussion
    Hello , I’m a junior and next year I’ll hopefully get into a 2 year electrician course . QUESTION 1 Does anyone have any good book recommendations for common knowledge as an electrician Ex : codes, THE MATH BEHIND IT , QUESTION 2 What math equations do you have to do ? (In certain situations)...
  10. Structured Wiring
    Cleaning out old wires in an old home. Any ideas what this would be? Can’t really follow the line out to see where it goes.
  11. Residential Electrical Forum
    Hi, I’m basically brand new to electronic hobbying. I have 16 feet of LED strips powered by a 12v 30 amp output power supply. There’s a dimmer switch rated for 30 amps between the supply and LEDS. I want to add a timer to it that is able to either turn them on indefinitely or for 30 and 60...
  12. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    Hey everyone. I have a question and I know the answer is most likely something simple but y damn brain is just not clicking today. We have a 480v 3 phase 80Gal compressor I assume that the internal contactor would utilize a leg of 277v to pull in the motor starter coming from the pressure switch...
  13. NEC Code Forum
    Question 1 What must be installed wherever outlets are required according to the NEC? What article of NEC is talking about this requirement? Question 2 According to the AEC standard, how many outlets can a GFCI protect? Also what article in the Code talks about what receptacles are required to...
  14. General Electrical Discussion
    I have an issue I am troubleshooting...One night about a month ago, my bathroom lights started to flicker. The light and fan would kind of go on and off and then they both stopped working for a few days, then started working again. It worked for like a month, then nothing. The two switches...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys I’m just looking for some guidance and help I work for rai in GA and In wanting to go in to the field for electrical they said I would have to do my apprenticeship but I’m just nervous about going out to state for jobs due to I’m so used to working my normal 40 a week and coming home...
  16. New Member Introductions
    I have a missouri journeyman license and have worked in the field for 6 years. Missouri doesn't have rescpiricity with any other states, does that mean ill have to start over to get my journeyman license when I move?
  17. New Member Introductions
    I have a missouri journeyman license and have worked in the field for 6 years. Missouri doesn't have rescpiricity with any other states, does that mean ill have to start over to get my journeyman license when I move?
  18. Residential Electrical Forum
    I have an outlet that has two separate sets of wires coming into it. A 3/1 with black, red, and white on the left, powered by breaker one, and a 2/1 with a black and white on the right, powered by breaker two. I believe the 3/1 is for a half-hot and the 2/1 is for a switch. When I installed...
  19. New Member Introductions
    Hey everybody in Josh from MN....Nice to meet you guys here I'm absolutely new to this. I have been a carpenter for just about 30 years now and the only thing I never really got into was electricity I respected it obviously but never wanted to mess with it. I'm having some issues and I would...
  20. General Electrical Discussion
    I've got a question, I have been starting a new project that runs off 24VDC. I need a breaker rated for [email protected] which i cant find. The closest one I could find is a [email protected] (thermal breaker) and I'm wondering if that breaker will work at 24VDC and trip at 4A. Yeah, It's a dumb question, but I...
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