[Homeroast] 14.5-amp heat gun on a 10-amp circuit?

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 09:35:45 CDT 2012


Thanks, Michael.

Brian

On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 4:23 PM, Michael Wascher <wascher at gmail.com> wrote:
> It is hard to tell. And many breakers are heat-activated, so if they trip
> you need to wait a bit before it will reset.
>
> “Greetings, my friend. We are all interested in the future, for that is
> where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives. And remember my
> friend, future events such as these will affect you in the future.” --
> Criswell, Plan 9 from Outer Space
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Brian Kamnetz <bkamnetz at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I was glad I checked first and saw that it was a 10-amp circuit, and
>> didn't roast, because I would hate to be halfway through a pound of
>> coffee and have the breaker open. But how about this: What if I were
>> to turn on the heat gun and just let it run for 15 or 20 minutes, and
>> if it doesn't open the breaker, assume that it is ok to run? Or is
>> that asking for trouble too?
>>
>> Brian
>>



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