What Wire size
What wire size should I use for 5 hp at 42 feet away
Good question, and one everyone should ask when they are planning on running power to an air compressor through a line that is longer than the standard cord that comes with some compressors.
Might as well get the answer from some experts on wiring and electricity:
pressure switch on a compressor - how to wire from 120 to 240
(huntington beach, ca)
have a compressor that i cutover from 120 to 240 but don't know how to wire the existing pressure switch
Chuck, lots of suggestions and advice for you on the comments on this page.
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