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Kevin, Licensed Electrician
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Experience:  29 years as a Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, 5 year college Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma in Digital Electronics, Former Illinois Licensed Home Inspector
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How do make an adaptor to go from a 6-50 from my plasma

Customer Question

how do make an adaptor to go from a 6-50 from my plasma cutter to connect to my welder generator which hasd a 14 -50 ttype plug
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: as of today
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes i have a 4 wire 14-50 caqble and plug and a6-50r recepticle
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: how do i connect the 3 wire to the 4 wire whereas one wire is not in use?
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 15 days ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question.

1) There is no neutral wire on a NEMA 6-50. Only 2 hots and a ground.

2) Therefore, cap off the neutral with a wirenut as it will not be used.

Expert:  Kevin replied 15 days ago.

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Expert:  Kevin replied 13 days ago.

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