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Can an NQOD panel with an ``LAP`` or ``LHP`` hard bussed main breaker be converted from top feed to bottom feed and vice versa?

Yes.

*******TURN OFF ALL POWER TO PANELBOARD FIRST*****

1. Rotate the entire interior assembly (including the main breaker kit) 180 degrees. Remove screws (3/8 - 16 X 7/8) from hard bus connectors in main breaker.

2. Remove screws holding the main breaker to the mounting pan (12-24 X 3-1/8) and slide breaker away from connectors.

3. Rotate the main breaker 180 degrees so the on and off symbols are in the correct location. (ON position must be up.)

4. Move main breaker lugs to either the line end or load end to receive the incoming conductors. Torque lug mounting screw to 120 IN. lbs. (For TOP FEED, the lugs should be located at the ``ON`` end of the breaker. For BOTTOM FEED, the lugs should be located at the ``OFF`` end of the breaker.)

5. Slide main breaker onto connectors, re-attach to mounting pan with 12-24 X 3-1/8 screws (torque = 30 - 40 IN lbs) and re-attach to connectors with 3/8-16 X 7/8 screws (torque = 250 - 275 IN lbs).

6. Any sub-feed breaker(s) must also be rotated in a manner similar to the main breaker so on and off symbols are in the correct location. ON position must be up.

Note: Deadfront labels will be upside down.


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