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Wiring a heat strip

I have a heat strip in a package unit. It has two 60a breakers on the strip. Do I need two seperate 60 amp circuits or can they be loop togeother

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  • williamfranc Nov 24, 2008

    Thanks.....thought that was the answer due to amps being drawn, just wanted to make sure. Just don't understand why they don't make conduit knockouts in these units to accomodate that many conductors.

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DO YOU MEAN FEED IN OR FEEDING HEATING ELEMENT . I ASSUME YOU MEAN TO FEED FROM PANEL THE ANSWER IS YOU MUST RUN 2 CIRCUITS OF 3-cond #6 copper to unit connect the feeds to one breaker and the other circuit to the other breaker the neutrals connect to lug provided or purchase them and frame gnd to case , i would not recommend anything except copper as most mfg do not rec aluminum because on the heating and cooling of the unit and conductors

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