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Can a dishwasher and refrigerator be plugged into the same electrical outlet?

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2015-07-14 16:03:17
2015-07-14 16:03:17

for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz supply service.

Actually, based on actual application experience, because of load diversity you can use both these appliances on the same circuit. It should be a 20 amp circuit because all kitchen branch circuits are required to be 20 amp. In other words the chance of them both running at the same time are slim and even if they do both appliances together pull about 16 amps.

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