A single pole breaker is used to supply 120 volts to a 120 volt load circuit and to protect the conductors of that circuit. This is one "hot" wire to the load and then back to the neutral. A two pole or double pole breaker is used to supply 240 volts to a 240 volt load and to protect the conductors of that circuit. This is two "hot" wires to the load without a neutral, eg. baseboard heaters, hot water tanks. The two pole breaker is also used with a neutral when the 240 volt device needs a 120 volt supply for its controls. eg. electric range, dryer.
If you mean a 120 breaker with two switches, those are designed to fit an extra circuit into a full breaker panel by removing the single, installing the double, and you now have two breakers in the space of one, each for the rated amps at 120 volts on the same "leg" of the 240 supply. These are not often recommended and some local codes do not permit them to be used more than temporarily.
A single pole breaker is made or used to protect the panel buss for 110 volt devices, A double pole breaker protects the buss for 220 volt devices.
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A single pole circuit breaker can protect one hot wire to a given load where as a two pole circuit breaker can protect two hot wires to a given load. In the North American system this would equate to 120 volts on a single pole circuit breaker and 240 volts on a two pole circuit breaker.
double pole is bigger than a single pole isnt it!
a single replacement has one product and the double replacement has two products.
Use of a double pole breaker or a single pole breaker depends entirely on the application. If you don't know about the application, contact a qualified electrician in your area.
2 ppl in double 1 person in single
The term "double pole" usually means a breaker with 2 handles that attaches in the space as a normal single pole breaker. If this is what you mean, no, you cannot. There is no potential, or voltage, between the wire terminals. If by "double pole" you mean what is usually called a 2-pole breaker, which is a breaker with 2 handles that attaches in the space of 2 single pole breakers, then yes, you can use this breaker and 12/2 wire to produce a 220v circuit.
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No, it is a 30 amp breaker on each side. Remove it and install a 15 amp single pole breaker.
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Difference (subtraction) = 1 pan
Refrigerators are home appliances used to store food. The difference between single door and double door refrigerators is the number of doors each has (1 and 2).
A twin bedroom has two single beds, a double bedroom has a double bed!
Purines have a double ring and pyrimidines have a single ring.
There isn't an immediate difference in comfort between a single and double pillow top, but you are able to flip double pillow top mattresses. This can make it more comfortable in the long run and may help it last longer. Double pillow tops do tend to be more expensive than single ones.
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you use a double pole breaker.
A single vent is down the middle A double vent has a vent near the sides
Double lens goggles don't fog up as easily and are more durable than single lens.