Copper Wire Basics

The allowable ampacity of insulated copper conductors by the wire size and insulation type

The following restrictions, from the National Electrical Code, apply when there are no more than three current-carrying conductors in a cable or enclosure.

Maximum Allowable Ampacity for Copper Wire

 

Cross Sections of Copper Wires & Conductors

Cross-Sections of Copper Wires & Conductors


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