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#179080 - 06/25/08 12:02 PM 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 12:50 PM 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.


#179153 - 06/28/08 07:51 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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