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dc wireing #179080
06/25/08 12:02 PM
06/25/08 12:02 PM
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is there a chart for dc wire size or is it the same as ac?

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Re: dc wireing [Re: jmt] #179082
06/25/08 12:50 PM
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Yes. Truth be known, the NEC tables are based upon some engineering data that was developed using DC.

Re: dc wireing [Re: renosteinke] #179153
06/28/08 07:51 AM
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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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