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  1. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Guys, this is killing me. Someone has to know the answer. Check out this drawing: 400A Service in, 125A feeder out to each panel w. 125A main breaker. I can Not figure out how this is allowed or the code rule that explains it. From what I see, we would be required to have protection at...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi! I'm a tradesman who got his start pulling wire in a button factory so many years ago. I can still hear the 20 ton presses ringing in my head, punching out belt buckles, metal buttons and various clips. I even learned how to wire metal injection molding machines. Later there was...
  3. Tools, Equipment and New Products
    I mostly work residential in a gentrifying city -meaning lots of old panels & meters, loose bugs, crappy grounding. I get a lot of situations where 1 leg of the service entrance isn't working/intermittent arcing. I'm looking for recommendations to get a *voltage logger* to see if problems are...
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    I’ am currently bidding a job for a a triplex. Each of the 3 units will have its own 100 Amp panel, and the House panel will be a 50 amp. I am considering bringing in a 400 amp feed, is that over kill or is that the correct service size i should be using for this project?
  5. Services and Service Equipment
    I’ am currently bidding a job for a a triplex. Each of the 3 units will have its own 100 Amp panel, and the House panel will be a 50 amp. I am considering bringing in a 400 amp feed, is that over kill or is that the correct service size i should be using for this project?
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    Dear Members. I am using Fluke 376 to measure AC current in my industrial plant, since it can measure upto 2500AC current, it is not fulfilling my requirement as my load varies upto 3000AC current and my Fluke 376 stops giving reading after approximately 2650AC ampere. Can someone guide me any...
  7. Tools, Equipment and New Products
    I love my Fluke 324 clamp meter, but I think I would love it a little more if it had a magnet on the back. Has anyone done this? Any tips/tricks or concerns about doing it? TIA
  8. Services and Service Equipment
    I need to replace a meter and main breaker. The existing is 150 amp breaker feeding the house. I cant find An outdoor rated 150 amp meter main anywhere. So i was wondering if i can just buy a 200 amp main and just insert the 150 amp breaker in it. Removing the 200 amp breaker it comes with. Is...
  9. Electrician Swap
    In a bind and looking for some pedestals used or new Do you have either Millbank 400 Amp pedestal CP3B1411JB22 OR TESCO 400 AMP pedestal 28-413 OR TESCO 600 AMP pedestal 28-613 Will pay cash need now. Let me know if you can help. Randy 702-767-7026
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