What is the difference between a single-pole breaker and a double-pole breaker?
The difference between a single pole breaker and a double pole breaker is the amount of hot wires and the amount of voltage each one can handle. A single pole breaker has one hot wire which is black and supplies 120V to the circuit. A double pole breaker supplies 240V to its circuit and has two hot wires which are usually a black wire and a red wire.
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what is the difference between a single pole breaker and a double pole breaker
Single- and double-pole circuit breakers supply power to circuits in different increments. Single-pole breakers supply up to 120 volts of power, while double-pole breakers supply up to 240 volts by using different technology....