Power supply for 5 HP Quincy compressor

by terry
(park city,mt)

i have 30 amp service in my shop.I'm looking to buy a Quincy 5h.p. 80 gallon air compressor.Quincy states that 50 amp is required.I looked at the motor plate and it was 23amps.Will the 30 amp service with 10ga. wiring be able to handle the load.thank you

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Dec 15, 2014
wiring power
by: Doug in s.d.ca

Depends on the length.

Short answer - probably, as long as that is the entire load.

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