COMMUNITY FORUM

snix911

09:18AM | 07/27/07
Member Since: 07/26/07
1 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
I have a hot tub that I have added solar heat and I am in the process of adding some new wiring ( remote heater switch, ozonator and circulation pump).

My heater is 220v 5.5kw with only a BLACK and RED leg. It is bolted to the outside of my hot tub controllers' metal grounded box.

My Question is can I split one leg (black or red) with a relay and not have power going through my heater coil USING POWER?

Thanks

snix

Billhart

12:19PM | 07/27/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
I am not sure what you are asking.

Bur for CONTROL of 240v loads you only need to break on of the legs.

But you still need a disconnect that will break both legs for service and safety.

ultramegabob

01:53AM | 08/30/07
Member Since: 08/27/07
23 lifetime posts
im not totally sure what your wanting to do, are you wanting to know how to turn your heater on and off with a relay, but dont have a neutral for the relay coil? if that is what your wanting to know, just get a relay or contactor with a 240v. coil or you can set a small transformer and run controls off of 24 volts....
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

The “Briolette” faceted glass sink from Kohler measures 17.5” wide and is sure to catch the eye—as it does the light. $707.50 Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... For some decorative recycling, consider burying old bottles upside down to create edging for your garden beds and walkways... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2