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 How many watts of power does an electric clothes dryer draw from a 18 A from a 240 volt outlet?

Answer The formula you are looking for is W = I x E. Watts = Amps x Volts. However, just because your 240 volt outlet is rated at 18 amps does not mean that is what your appliance will draw. If the appl... Read More »
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An electric clothes dryer draws 20 A of current from a 240 V wall outlet how much power in watts does it use?

The formula you are looking for is W = A x V.Multiplying the amperage A in amps times the voltage V in volts provides the power W in watts (joules/sec).
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Can you plug a high power 240 volt appliance such as a clothes dryer into a 120 volt outlet?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz supply service. If they are appliances that have to use a lot of power, like clothes dryers, kitchen ranges, etc. , the answer has to be No. Ap... Read More »
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Can an electric range be plugged into a clothes dryer outlet?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service. A dryer outlet is only safe to use for one purpose: to power a dryer. Obviously you can attempt to use it for something el... Read More »
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Can an electric clothes dryer be plugged into a range outlet?

for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service. No, a clothes dryer can not be plugged directly into a range receptacle. Providing power for a dryer can't be done just by ch... Read More »
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