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Posted on Is it possible to run a 2hp Dust Collector and Saw on a single 240v/30amp dryer circuit?

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#1 posted 03-29-2021 10:05 PM

A 2 hp motor on 240 v draws 12 amps, so your table saw is not 2 hp. Is it a Craftsman where they sell you ‘developed’ hp? A 1 hp draws about 8 amps on 240. I would have a sub panel installed with separate breakers for each motor, as long as you have a grounding conductor. In rush / start up current for a motor is about 3x running current.


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