Not a big electrical type, is there a common plug used for 220V machines?
While walking the aisle at HD, I noted many different style plugs that can
go on the end of a line cord. I pulled the receptacle out of the 220V
service in the garage that was dedicated for an electric clothes dryer and
need to choose the right receptacle as well. I'm gonna rewire all my tools
Kind of depends on how you define "machine". It's usually the
higher-powered motors that can be switched over, in my experience. Some
tablesaws, dust collectors, bandsaws, jointers, etc. But benchtop planers,
drill presses, etc are not, nor are most routers, drills, hand sanders...
Yep. Sorry for the lack of clarification there. Many larger units can be
wired to either... As can most Computers with teh flick of a switch in the
back, etc. But... A hand drill, small drill press, etc. will probalby not
have the ability to receive 220V.
When I read the original post and it's context to plugs, it sounded like the
end user was simply taking one plug off, switching to another and expecting
his new 220V wiring to work. My mistake for assuming! Sorry...
I guess I wasn't clear in my original question. I have several machines,
jointer, bandsaw and tablesaw that CAN run off 220V. That is a fact, not a
guess. I'm not talking about a drill motor, circular saw or any other hand
tool. The question was, with the many different styles of
plugs/receptacles; which is the right one to use.
Thanks to Greg, I think I've figured it out.
You misspelled FEW, Barry.
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