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#77103 - 04/24/01 03:02 PM 16/3 SO Cord.
Mike Offline

Registered: 02/21/01
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We're removing 500 watt resistance heaters from some instrument cabinets. The heaters are fed from a 20 amp circuit. 16/3 SO cord is routed from the supply to the heaters inside the cabinets. The same 20 amp circuit is going to supply new heat trace (120 VAC/ 3watts a foot). Can the 16/3 SO cord be used to connect to the heat trace? The splices will be inside a power connection kit (junction box). Thanks.

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#77104 - 04/24/01 07:06 PM Re: 16/3 SO Cord.
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depends how it's used, check 240-4, T400-5


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