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If you are trying to wire up a three-phase motor from a three-phase panel which breaker and what wire type should you use?

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Use a 3 pole breaker. The the wire size depends on motor amperage (or mca, which is minimum circuit ampacity). Normally in a house (dry conditions) use Lumex.


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