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What are the three types of branch circuits?
Branch circuits serving more than one outlet or load are limited by the National Electrical Code to three types: Circuits of 15 or 20 A may serve lights and appliances; the rating of one portable http://www.answers.com/topic/appliancemay not exceed 80% of the circuit capacity; the total rating of fixed appliances may not exceed 50% of circuit capacity if lights or portable appliances are also supplied. Circuits of 30 A may serve fixed lighting units with heavy-duty lampholders in other than dwellings or appliances in...
Will a fixed electric cooktop cook food more evenly than a fixed gas cooktop?
Fixed electric cooktops will cook food much more evenly than gas cooktops, but the electric bill will be considerably higher. ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is difference between portable and transportable?
My read is that portable means you can reasonably expect you can carry it about. Transportable means it is capable of being moved - it is not a fixed/stationary item - but it may or may not exactly be portable. ...
Asked in Straightening Teeth
What are the types of appliances use in orthodontics?
Generally there are 3 types of appliances used: 1) Fixed appliance - bands and brackets are temporarily fixed to the teeth 2) Removable appliance - appliance an be removed from the mouth for cleaning 3) Functional appliance - this help to modify the growth of jaws when the body is growing. It can be fixed or removable. ...
Asked in Technology
Are fixed hard disks portable?
No. "Fixed" means that they are permanently installed in the main frame or tower usually fastened by screws, nuts and bolts. The hard disks that are portable are often called "external drives" meaning that they are not mounted inside of a cabinet and can be freely moved from one location to another. ...
Is the General Electric 36 in Gas Fixed Cooktop hard to clean?
The General Electric 36 in Gas Fixed Cooktop is not difficult to clean as it is made out of stainless steel and has dishwasher safe grates and knobs. ...
Asked in Health, Home Electricity
Why is dangerous to have electric appliances near you when taking a bath?
There should be no electrical appliances (a portable heater, a hair dryer, anything that is connected to the mains electricity supply) in a bathroom. Electric heaters should be fixed high up on the wall, out of reach of wet hands, and should only be turned on or off by a drawstring from the ceiling. The same goes for the light bulb in the bathroom - either turned on by a ceiling drawstring, or a switch outside the bathroom. Basically, water and electricity...
Why wont your central air start and your lights and electronics keep flickering?
It is very possible that you have lost 1 phase to your home. This means that one of the 120 volt lines ( you have 2) coming into your home is out. This could be at the meter or at the pole/ground transformer. Some of the appliances and lights in your home will work and some will not. An AC unit requires 240v to operate. So does and Electric dryer, heat pump, electric water heater, and some electric baseboard heat. You...
Asked in Home & Garden
Can washers and dryers be fixed from water damage?
It depends on your washer and driers. If I were you I would call the company that made your appliances or call your local repairman. ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between fixed and wireless network?
FIXED non portable cost of fibre optics+copper+coaxial cable static in nature Bandwidth fixed in advance Difficult to find path break if any interference is more Hand-off is minimum infrastructure required Wireless Portable cost is less dynamic in nature Not so No path breaks less infrastructure More hand-off add hoc no infrastructure ...
Asked in Check Engine Light, Grand Am SE, Grand Prix GT
How do I turn the Service Engine Soon light off on my 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE?
You can try disconnection the battery for 10-15 min but if there is a problem that turned the light on to begin with it won't go away without the problem being fixed. ...
Asked in Hard Disk Drives, Floppy Disk Drives
What is the difference between a portable and fixed disk?
A Fixed hard disc is used to store operating system and not for storing applications which we needs portability. Also it stores any application which requires very fast access to data for both reading and writing. On the other hand, a portable hard disc is used to store very large files which need transporting from one computer to another . EDIT: This is completely wrong! A fixed hard disc can be used for the OS, yes, but applications can also be stored on...
Asked in Dental Braces
How do you take your braces off?
It depends what typ of braces you have. Plates and removable appliances usually just clip on to the teeth, while fixed braces are cemeted to the teeth or the roof of the mouth wherever the appliance is meant to go. With removable appliances you usually just clip them in and out with your tongue or if it's been recently adjusted with your fingers and fixed braces whatever they are the orthodentist will take them out when you got to the appointement...
Asked in Machinery and Tools
What is portable mini drill?
Normally machines are of fixed type and portable type depending on the size, weight, shape and utility. Small weighing simple shaped machines are portable machines. A small size drilling machine which can be taken to different working places conveniently is termed portable drilling machine. The simplest available machine widely using as a hand tool for making holes are called drill guns. ...