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Jul
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comment What is the best short-term solution for fused neutrals?
I want to ensure there is always a complete connection from the return side of the load back to the panel. If the load and neutral fuses are the same rating, then there is a 50% chance that the neutral fuse will blow, leaving the hot leg energized. This will result in an unsafe condition. A higher-rated neutral fuse will increase the chance that the hot fuse will blow before the neutral.
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Jul
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comment What is the best short-term solution for fused neutrals?
I am currently reading up on the NEC. I am also consulting with my "big wire" engineering counterparts at work (I'm 48 VDC, they're 4800VAC). I'm developing a plan to install a new panel with arc-fault, etc, breakers, and to replace all the wiring in the house. But that will take months, and I want to be safe while I'm there for now.
Jul
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comment What is the best short-term solution for fused neutrals?
@B Mitch I have verified the neutrals and ground are at the same potential. I used both a multimeter and visually following the wires.
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asked What is the best short-term solution for fused neutrals?