On Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:31:59 PM UTC-4, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
how to either attach a cord and plug or how to direct wire it. In the bac
k of my mind it had to be direct wired, but not so.
imes, and I direct wired it.
he subject, BUT it did say there must be a power switch with the off positi
on marked and it must be within view of the opening. I hope you remembered
you need to turn this thing on and off, unlike a dishwasher that has its o
I've never had a batch feed.
How does it work when you have to reach in and retrieve something? I feel
pretty safe with the switch off on mine, not so sure I would depend on an a
utomatic one not starting at the wrong time?
As long as it is an option from the manufacturer, it is fine. There
may be a question of listing if the cord is field installed and it is
not the exact cord the appliance manufacturer uses but for all
practical purposes, the code pretty much stops at the face of the
Well, the deed is done. Both the dishwasher and the garbage disposal are
installed and are working. Both are on the same 20-amp circuit using 12/2
wire. Both are plugged in to a duplex receptacle that is mounted under the
sink. The receptacle is "split" where one side (the garbage disposal side)
is controlled by a wall switch on the wall above the countertop near the
sink. The other half of the receptacle is always hot -- not switch
controlled -- and the dishwasher is plugged into that side.
The "garbage disposal" is an Insinkerator Badger 900 Food Waste Disposer.
The dishwasher is a Whirlpool Model WDF320PADS1. The installation manuals
for both state that they can be either direct wired or wired with a corded
plug. We did the corded plug approach.
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