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No, a double pole 50 amp breaker protects a 240 volt supply at 50 amps. The number that is on the handle of the breaker is the amperage that the breaker will trip at if an overload occurs on the circuit.

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How many amps can a double pole 100 amp breaker pull?

There are different strengths of circuit breakers and each one can pull a different amount of amps. For example a double pole 100 amp breaker can pull 100 amps of electricity.


Does anyone make a 100 amp GFCI breaker?

Not that I know of. The largest GFCI breaker I have seen is a 60 amp.


Can you change a double 15amp breaker into a double 20 amp breaker?

Absolutely not. If the existing breaker is a 15 amp breaker then the wiring that breaker is protecting is AWG # 14 gauge wire. A 20 amp breaker is used to protect AWG # 12 wire. Installing a double 20 amp breaker is just asking for a fire.


Is a double throw 15amp breaker the same as a 30 amp breaker amp?

You have a double pole breaker for 240Volt supply. The maximum current is 15 amp.


Can you change 100 amp breaker to a 125 amp breaker in the 100 amp box?

I doubt if the 125 amp breaker will fit into a 100 amp box. This is due to the rating of the box only being rated at 100 amps. If this exchange could be made then the service conductors feeding the box must be upgraded to take the 125 amperage that the breaker will allow on the conductor.


Can a double pole 30 amp breaker be used as a 15 amp single pole breaker?

No, it is a 30 amp breaker on each side. Remove it and install a 15 amp single pole breaker.


Can you install a 200 amp breaker on 100 amp wire to a 100 amp service breaker?

No, the breaker must have a rating of 125% of the wire rating, no more than that, so that's 125 amps.


Can you use a 60amp breaker for a 100 amp sub panel?

Yes you can use a 60 amp breaker to feed a 100 amp sub panel. The wire from the 60 amp breaker must be #6 or larger. You will not be able to draw the maximum 100 amps from the panel you will be limited to 60 amps.


Does the 100 amp breaker box have to add up to its main breaker?

No, 100 amps would be the maximum of the total amp ratings of the other breakers.


What size breaker do you use for a 100 amp sub panel?

A 100-A sub-panel would be fed from a 100-A breaker.


Can you install a 200 amp panel on a 100 amp service?

No. you cant because that is way too much current (amperage). Think of a circuit. You should NEVER connect a 100 amp service to a 200 amp breaker, as you might do with the 200 amp mains in the panel you have. However, if your service conductors are long enough or can be extended, you can connect your service conductors to a 100 amp breaker installed as you would any other breaker in the panel. You would simply ignore the 200 amp main breaker. You might end up with an inspection problem if at some time that becomes necessary. And you might have to make it right for the sale of a property. But electrically, if you connect your service to a 100 amp breaker, "the electrons don't care," as I like to say it. But you only have 100 amps available.


Can you run a 60 amp subpanel off a 100 amp main breaker box?

Yes, use a 60 amp breaker to go to the 60 amp sub panel.


What size wire do you use to install a 100 Amp breaker for a 240V receptacle for use with a 240V range?

A 100 amp breaker is too large for the average range. If you meant 100 amp service panel then the following installation will work. The most common size breaker used in North America for an electric range is a two pole 40 amp breaker. The feeder to the range receptacle will be a #8 conductor.


Can you change 100 amp breaker to a 200 amp breaker in the 100 amp box?

No, absolutely not. The wiring supplying your 100 A panel can only carry 100 amps, not 200 A !If you were to install a 200 A main breaker and then draw more amps than the supply wire can carry, it would overheat and burn. Good way to burn your house to the ground.


If a 100a breaker keeps tripping?

If a 100 amp breaker keeps tripping there is an overload on the system.


How much should you pay for a 100 amp breaker?

probally about 100 dollars


What size breaker do you need for a dryer?

Usually a double pole 30 amp breaker for and electric dryer.


Does square D make a circuit breaker with a 15 amp and 20 amp breaker in the same breaker?

No tandem breakers are of the same value.


Can a 100 amp main have 2 50 amp breakers?

Yes.Additional InformationBreakers and fuses protect the wires to prevent fire. The 100 Amp breaker in the meter base (main) protects the wire from the meter base to the breaker panel. The 50 Amp breaker in the breaker panel protects the wire from the breaker panel to the outlet. Sometimes the 100 amp main breaker is located in the panel.If you are asking "Can you use two 50 amp breakers for the main breakers with a 100 amp service, then yes you can. The National Electrical Code allows you to use up to 6 breakers as the main overcurrent protection.


If i have 60 amp breaker to house can i put 100 amp breaker box inside?

Yes, but the 60A breaker will trip when your house box reaches 60A draw. I would not recommend it.


Can you use a double pole 15 amp breaker in place of a 20 amp single pole breaker for a 12000 BTU air conditioner?

If the 12,000 BTU A/C only requires 20 amps to run then yes you can use the same 12 gauge wire but you cannot change it to a 15 amp breaker. You will need to install a 20 amp double pole breaker. If it requires more than 20 amps you will have to replace the wiring and breaker.


Can you feed 200 amps to 100 amp panel?

The rating of a panel dictates the maximum current of the panel and is protected by a breaker of that rating. If you had 200 amp service to your house and only had a 100 amp panel then you could only draw 100 amps before the breaker tripped.


Is it OK to have 250 A of breakers in a 100 A panel?

Yes. Many installations have breaker totals higher that the main breaker of the panel. It is worked on a percentage basis. Not all of the breakers will be on at the same time. In a home, on a 100 amp panel the average load is 50 - 60 amps. The 100 amp main breaker is protecting the 100 amp rated panel board. If the load current goes higher that the panel board is rated at, the main breaker will trip to protect the board.


What size breaker should be used for a double oven?

50 amp breaker wired with AWG # 6 wire.


Can a double pole circuit breaker be used for 2 different circuits I have a 20 amp double pole breaker want 2 circuits running 14 gauge wire?

can a 20 amp double pole circuit breaker be used for 2 different 120 v circuits using 14 - 2 wire