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What is a resistive load?

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A resistive load is typically an electric baseboard heater. In resistive loads, the amperage remains the same throughout the call for heat. Inductive loads are typically seen in a motor load. The motor will pull a greater amount of amperage to start and then will drop significantly once the motor is running. Inductive loads require a thermostat specifically designed for inductive loads. The higher the temperature, lower the resistance

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