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If you have a welder generator with only a 110 outlet can

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If you have a miller welder generator with only a 110 outlet can you add up to 220 to it
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 2 years ago.
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1) No, a generator that only has 120 volt output capabilities only has (1) one hot leg and not (2) two hot legs. Only 1 hot phase exists on a 120 volt output generator.
2) A 240 volt generator produces it's 240 volts using (2) two internal output hot legs. 2 hot phases are required for a 240 volt generator.
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