Terminology question?

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

  1. michaelheerwald

    michaelheerwald New Member

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    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

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    Sounds like a 20A 3 wire, 2 pole plug.
    From the NEC exhibit 406.2.
  3. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    You are probably referring to a NEMA type 6-20P 250 volts, 2 pole, 3 wire, grounding.
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    Backglass New Member

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