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Re: rack power question

  • From: Paul Vixie
  • Date: Sun Mar 23 14:38:37 2008

[email protected] (John Curran) writes:

> Also, you're still going to want to size the power drop so that
> the measured load won't exceed 80% capacity due to code.

that's true of output breakers, panel busbars, and wire.  on the other
hand, transformers (e.g., 480->208 or 12K->480) are rated at 100%, as
are input breakers and of course generators.
Paul Vixie