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Posted on HF dust collector tripping 20Amp dedicated breaker

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#1 posted 12-07-2018 01:25 AM

You are right on the edge of capacity for a 15 amp circuit. Those dust collectors are all that way. I happen to have a similar one. The cold hard truth is some breakers will hold some will not. The startup surge on those is quite long compared to other motors.

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