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Forum: Shop & Safety 02-21-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Norcal
If Leviton lamp holders are used there is a big...

If Leviton lamp holders are used there is a big issue with connecting line voltage directly to them, see this from Leviton: ...
Forum: Welding 02-11-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By Norcal
To make matters worse, part of Japan is 50 Hertz,...

To make matters worse, part of Japan is 50 Hertz, and the rest is 60 Hertz.
Forum: Welding 02-05-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By Norcal
Show me where gear is still built for 110/220,...

Show me where gear is still built for 110/220, besides ChiCom or some Eurocrap.
Forum: Welding 02-05-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By Norcal
If continuing to refer to voltages 110,220,.......

If continuing to refer to voltages 110,220,.... that only exist as standard voltages in mostly 3rd world countries outside of North America is not confusing, what is?:devil:
Forum: Welding 01-29-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By Norcal
People in the US ignorantly refer to voltages as...

People in the US ignorantly refer to voltages as 110V, or 220V, but they are pre WWII voltages, today standard residential voltage is 120/240V. Then you get into other voltages 120/240V 3Ø,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By Norcal
So much for Mom not finding out, speaking of...

So much for Mom not finding out, speaking of moms, my late mom put dish washing detergent in her dishwasher had to run a few rinse cycles to get rid of the suds.


All I can offer to the OP is a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-16-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By Norcal
Saw that ad, it did look to be too good to be...

Saw that ad, it did look to be too good to be true. :eek:
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-05-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,212
Posted By Norcal
All my quick connects are Truflate style, just...

All my quick connects are Truflate style, just have a few adapters to go to other style connectors when needed, also do not buy from HF, or big box stores.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-29-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By Norcal
Good read, thanks for posting it.

Good read, thanks for posting it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-20-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By Norcal
A NEMA 56C frame motor is C frame mounting, used...

A NEMA 56C frame motor is C frame mounting, used for pumps and other directly mounted equipment.

A 2 HP motor on a contractors saw is a bit much, 1.5 HP is what they were made for, better to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-15-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Norcal
It might or might not, but static phase...

It might or might not, but static phase converters work by starting a 3Ø motor then it single phases with a loss of 1/3 of the HP. On critical equipment, phase loss protection is sometimes added.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-17-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By Norcal
Sideways. :mad:

Sideways. :mad:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-15-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By Norcal
If someone is going to use handy/gem boxes, they...

If someone is going to use handy/gem boxes, they should spread out their hands on a anvil or other hard surface while someone hits each finger 10 times with a 5 pound hammer, after that if they still...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-07-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By Norcal
The NEC has the same requirements for protecting...

The NEC has the same requirements for protecting NM sheathed cable, "Romex®", & Metal Clad cable, MC from physical damage so doing it the way the OP did it would not be code compliant in the US.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-20-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,830
Posted By Norcal
Unless it's underground, or needs corrosion...

Unless it's underground, or needs corrosion resistance, EMT.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-14-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By Norcal
Rather then paint the stucco have another stucco...

Rather then paint the stucco have another stucco color coat applied, it will last longer then a paint job.
Forum: Welding 01-13-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,438
Posted By Norcal
But what is the voltage/phase? Seeing the pin &...

But what is the voltage/phase? Seeing the pin & sleeve plug on the machine could mean 230/460V 3Ø, but if you have 240V 3Ø there are lots of options, run of the mill 120/240V 1Ø limits options. But I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-11-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,012
Posted By Norcal
Makes pretty easy if you have a pipe machine...

Makes pretty easy if you have a pipe machine too.:D Did my shop in copper.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-06-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By Norcal
The bathroom receptacle must be 20A, and the...

The bathroom receptacle must be 20A, and the circuit can serve other bathrooms, but if that is done, can only serve the receptacles, it can be used to supply the lights & such, if done that way can...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-19-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By Norcal
32A ring circuits are peculiar to Britain, that...

32A ring circuits are peculiar to Britain, that is the reason for their fused attachment plugs, it's as goofy as the formerly allowed practice in the US of allowing the frames of clothes dryers, and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-19-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By Norcal
The circuit breakers are DIN rail mounted and...

The circuit breakers are DIN rail mounted and they are not code compliant to use in the US, I believe they are listed as supplemental protection but they are used in control panels, just can't set...
Forum: Welding 09-18-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,082
Posted By Norcal
PVC pressures are rated with liquids, not gasses,...

PVC pressures are rated with liquids, not gasses, from what I heard that PVC shrapnel when the pipe explodes with air in the line rater then water, that it's difficult to find PVC slivers embedded in...
Forum: Machining 07-28-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,321
Posted By Norcal
From what I understand is they know it and price...

From what I understand is they know it and price accordingly. :devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,465
Posted By Norcal
I would agree, but would like the State split...

I would agree, but would like the State split above Sacramento making the State of Jefferson, then still have 50 States, and rid of the rabid Communists, National Socialists, in the rest of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-13-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,112
Posted By Norcal
"Friends don't let friends buy DeWalt". I hate...

"Friends don't let friends buy DeWalt". I hate anything tainted by Black & Decker, AKA Bleak & Dorker, Satenly Bleak & Dorker.
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