120v or 240v. 120v is one leg of the main panel, and 240 is two legs of the main panel. 120v is lights,outlets. 240v, dryer,stove.
You cannot use 2-120v outlets to power a 240v dryer. You can convert a 240v dryer outlet to power 2-120v outlets if they are supplied with a neutral. This requires a competent electrician. Do not do this yourself.
In the US, both 120v and 240v will be needed for your home, as different appliances need different voltages. Your TV needs 120V, while your electric dryer and stove will need a 120V/240V supply. If you have an electric water heater, or central AC unit, they will need a 240V supply.
Yes. Kenmore makes one.
Short answer: No A standard outlet is 120v and can safety provide about 15 amps. A dryer is 240v at about 30 amps. Also the typical 12-14 gauge wiring is not suitable to carry the current to power a dryer. If you did wire a dryer to a 120v plug most likely the dryer would work but provide very small amount of heat.
Electric stoves require 240 V typically. A gas stove may only require 120 V.
Single pole 20 amp breaker.
Yes you can. Don't worry it won't break! I have tried it myself!
No, you must break it down to a 120 volt supply.
Resistance=Voltage2/Power =1202/1100 =13.1 (3sf)
Chances are there is more than 1 outlet connected to the 110volt circuit you are looking to convert. So therefore the easy answer is No. The 240volt dryer circuit must be a dedicated single circuit for the dryer only.
You DON'T! The washer needs to be on a separate dedicated circuit; 120v, 20 amps. The dryer needs to be on a 240 V, 30 amp dedicated circuit. Trying to do otherwise is unsafe.
The formula you are looking for is I = W/E. W = kW x 1000.
I assume its 120V already: so, yes, you'll have to wire for a 240V receptacle (240V uses 1 more current carrying wire than 120V). Even if there were enough wires at 120V you'd still need a larger size wire for the combo unit. An electric dryer is a beast with electrical current.
The UK uses 240V, so your dryer will probably work, as the US uses 240v in homes for dryers. However, your washer won't as the US uses 120V for washers.
Use P = V*I P = 1100W and V = 120V Solve for I to get 9.17A
Hire an electrician to install for you a 240 line. I agree with Tim. You need a dedicated circuit for a dryer. The wiring is larger and you cannot use the 12/2 wiring that is already there. You need a home run from the dryer to the electricl panel. You need an electrican.
It depends on the stove. If you can find the manual, or look up the AMPs it uses. Should be around 50. Multiply 120V if you live in the US. By the number of Amps. That will give you the total amount of watts.
The heat in gas dryers is from the burning of natural gas. The electricity is only needed to power the blower. The heat in an electric dryer is supplied from a large element that uses a lot of electricity and needs 220 volts to supply enough heat. With a gas dryer you only need 120 volts to turn the drum because the gas heats the air. With the electric dryer the electric heating element takes 220 volts to heat. Similar to an electric stove heating element.
Check wires to pump see if your getting 120v
11 amps Volts X Amps = Watts so if your dryer is plugged into a 120V circuit (common in U.S.) you would divide: 1875 Watts / 120 Volts = 15.6 Amps
No, unless it's a gas range. An electric range requires 240V and 40A while a small appliance will be 120V and Max 15A.
Short answer: probably not. Longer answer: It depends on the size of wire feeding the stove, the stove amperage, and what you intend to connect to the new 15A circuit. If you just want to wire a light for the garage, sure go ahead. If you want to install a receptacle for a microwave oven, no way. Make sure you put a fuse to protect the circuit you are connecting.