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#67944 - 07/24/06 07:08 PM 18/2 fixture wire  
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Can someone tell me how many watts 18/2 fixture wire is good for? I thought it was in the Code, but can't find it. I'm rewiring a light fixture. The wires were burnt bad and the customer wants it rewired; can't find one like it. Thanks Steve...


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#67945 - 07/24/06 07:35 PM Re: 18/2 fixture wire  
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I believe it's Article 406 of the NEC that discusses fixture wire...and, if my memory is correct, #18 is good for 6 amps.


#67946 - 07/24/06 07:45 PM Re: 18/2 fixture wire  
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Reno, thanks alot, I was looking in the "conductors for general wiring" chapter [Linked Image] To much in a hurry. I need to get this fixture back to the homeowner tonight if possible. Thanks again, Steve...



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