You bet it will.
240 volts, 12 * 20 = 240.
The formula you are looking for is E = I x R. Volts = Amps x Resistance.
Yes if the current rating of heater is less than or equal to the dryer and plugs are compatible.
We know that Voltage = Current x Resistance, so if E = I x R, then E = 20 x 12 = 240 volts, and the dryer must be plugged into a 240 volt outlet.
Electric clothes dryers in the U.S. should be on 30 amp breakers only.
In 1915 the electric tumbler clothes dryer was introduced. But it isn't clear who exactly holds the patent to the first electric dryer.
The only practical way to do that would be to sell the electric clothes dryer and use the proceeds toward purchase of a gas dryer. Even if it was possible to convert the dryer the cost would be prohibitive versus a new dryer. If you mean converting the building, then you would need to have natural gas plumbing installed, and you would need an outlet that matches the voltage of the new dryer.
Ohm's Law: Voltage = resistance times current 16 ohms times 15 amperes = 240 volts.
An electric clothes dryer demands 22A from a 240V outlet at approximately 90% Power Factor. The power demand on the outlet should be about 240V x 22A x 0.9 = 4.75 kW. The active components in an electric clothes dryer are the heating element (100% PF) and the electric motor that turns the tumbler (70-80% PF). The formula you are looking for is W = I x E. (W is watts, I is current in amps, E is volts)
Hand blow dryer and any 120 volt cloths dryer.
A gas clothes dryer will never become an electric dryer. To convert from an old gas dryer to a new electric model, the only major thing is to make sure there is the right kind of electric power outlet. Nearly all dryers require a large 30A 230V plug. Your gas dryer had only a regular 15A 117V plug, just light the other regular outlets in the house. Grounding is essential (!) for an electric dryer. If the ground is not there you will eventually get a horrible shock from the washer or dryer. A few clothes dryers (usually apartment sized models) use only the standard outlet, but expect a drying time of 2 hours plus for a small load of clothes.
An electrical outlet that has 240 volts available for like an electric dryer or electric cooking range.
The first electric clothes dryer was invented in 1930 by J. Ross Moore, it was followed shortly thereafter by the gas clothes dryer. The dryer was a modern day savior for many housewives.
You may be able to buy bottled gas that will run your dryer. You may have to use the sun and the wind to dry your clothes.
A gas dryer burns gas to provide the heat needed to dry clothes. As it only needs a relatively small amount of electrical power to drive its motor, and maybe also a timer, the electrical socket outlet which a gas dryer plugs into need not be much different to a normal wall socket outlet. Any electric dryer uses a high-power electric heater, which takes a lot more current than is available from a normal socket outlet, so a special dryer socket outlet is needed to power an electric dryer safely.As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed.Before you do any work yourself,on electrical circuits, equipment or appliances,always use a test meter to ensure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized.IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOBSAFELY AND COMPETENTLYREFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS.
The formula you are looking for is W = A x V.
For a gas dryer in the US you will need a 120 volt outlet to plug into. The old electric dryer was 220 volts so that outlet cannot be used as it is currently. Second, you will need to have a gas line run to the site of the new dryer. That should be it.
Because a toaster does not pull near the current that a cloths dryer does.
There is no requirement on the distance the dryer must be from a sink. Any 120 volt outlet must be GFCI protected if it is within 6 feet of a sink. There is no requirement for a 240 volt dryer outlet. I would not want the dryer right next to the sink and I would want the dryer to be on a 4 wire circuit and not a 3 wire circuit. Use common sense here.
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