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  1. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hey all, Brother and I were having a discussion about a receptacle that I will be installing at a job for a welder. We are running 6/3 NMD, on 50 amp OCPD, with a 6-50 receptacle.(6/3 if for futureproofing. We run a neutral most of the time, so that a 14-50 can be installed in the future)...
  2. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi, I'm sorry if this is the wrong place to post but I can't find much decent information. I'm considering two careers at the moment--Electrician and Travelling Industrial Pipe Welder--and I'm trying to get some advice as to which one to choose. My community college offers an associate's degree...
  3. Commercial Electrical Forum
    Hey all, I am troubleshooting a welder issue. It seems to be cutting out and smoldering sporadically without any real reason or pattern. It is a 455M Lincoln @ 600V 3ph. 30A Disco and the welder has been replaced 2 times so it is brand new. The 600V is coming directly from the supply...
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    hey guys I'm new to the forum so if this threads in the wrong place just let me know. anyways I'm an apprentice welder and just bought a 220v max output 180 amp welder. a friend made the recommendation of using a dryer outlet for power but from my limited electrical knowledge it seems like that...
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