Terminology question?

Discussion in 'Electrical Forum discussion & Blog' started by michaelheerwald, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. michaelheerwald

    michaelheerwald New Member

    May 7, 2007
    Clinton, Oklahoma
    What is a plug on a 220v plug in called when it has one vertical plug and one horizontal and then the round one?
  2. FloridaOrange

    FloridaOrange Plumbing Designer

    Dec 2, 2005
    Plumbing Designer
    SW Florida
    Sounds like a 20A 3 wire, 2 pole plug.
    From the NEC exhibit 406.2.
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  4. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego
    You are probably referring to a NEMA type 6-20P 250 volts, 2 pole, 3 wire, grounding.
  5. Backglass

    Backglass New Member

    Jun 6, 2007
    New York
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