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#179080 - 06/25/08 09:02 AM dc wireing
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is there a chart for dc wire size or is it the same as ac?

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#179082 - 06/25/08 09:50 AM Re: dc wireing [Re: jmt]
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Yes. Truth be known, the NEC tables are based upon some engineering data that was developed using DC.

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#179153 - 06/28/08 04:51 AM Re: dc wireing [Re: renosteinke]
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Ampacity is the same, voltage drop is of course calculated differently (no power factor involved, only resistance, conductor length, cross section and current).

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