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How to Wire a Switch for a 115 Volt Dayton Blower Motor

How should I wire a switch for a Dayton Blower Fan and make sure it is grounded? It is a 115v ac fan, but it only has 2 wires coming out of it.

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Electrical Question: How should I wire a switch for a Dayton Blower Fan and make sure it is grounded?

Steve asks:
I purchased a Dayton model #1tdn1a Blower Fan. it is a 115v ac fan, but it only has 2 wires coming out of it. I need to wire it to a cord of some sort with a switch, but not sure what I need to do it. I am also worried about the lack of a ground wire coming out of it. any help on where to start would be greatly appreciated.

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Thanks for your electrical wiring question Steve.

How to Wire a Switch for a Dayton Blower

Application: How to Wire a Switch for a Dayton Fan Blower Motor.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Switch, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Switch should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in your specific area of California. A permit and inspections may also be required.

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