Originally Posted by GordMay
Appliances that come with a cord & cap set, for plug-in use, can be hard wired as you describe; but they should have a safety
As supplied, the appliance can be quickly disconnected (without the use of tools) by removing the cap from the receptacle.
You could substitute a “Horsepower Rated” 2-pole switch, in lieu of the proposed terminal block.
I should have mentioned that it will be fed by a breaker on the AC panel - that should suffice as the safety disconnect right?
Sorry, my background's in telecom/networking, not power - but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night... Does that count?