Wiring Black White Hot - span class news dt 20 12 2018 span nbsp 0183 32 the hot wire in a 120 volt residential ac circuit usually is coated with black insulation while the return or neutral wire is white a single pole single throw switch such as a light the black wire will be your hot wire and your whites are neutral depending on your switch setup you can wire nut the blacks together with an extra piece of wire ing from the wire nut to connect the hot to the light as well as the same method with your white wires wiring a range plug with three wires black white and bare which wires are hot and which is neutral and or ground check them with a tester or look in the panel and see if the white goes to hot the white wire is always neutral and when the cable has only two conductors as most 120 volt cables do the hot wire is black the ground wire is usually left p div class b factrow b twofr div class b vlist2col ul li.

div author chris deziel div li ul ul ul div div div li span class news dt 14 08 2008 span nbsp 0183 32 when a white wire is augmented with a red or black color marking this often indicates that it is being used as a hot wire rather than a neutral wire typically this is indicated with a band of black or red electrical tape but other colors may be used wrapped around the wire s insulation p div class b factrow b twofr div class b vlist2col ul li div author timothy thiele div li ul ul li div video duration 3 min div li ul div div div li my 1st guess when i saw the wiring in the junction box was to connect black to black white to white and ground to red when i looked behind the wall switch i noticed that the only wires going into the switch are black and red there is a white wire in the box where the switch is but it s not connected to the switch anywhere p div div div class b fcv2 table tbody.

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480 v for grounding regardless of the voltage green or a bare wire is used the neutral is white the hot live or active single phase wires are black and red in the case of a second active three phase lines are red black and blue three phase lines are red black and blue

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