# If you were to use two different gauge sizes of wire per leg of a three phase electricity installation would the smaller gauge wire of the parallel set get hotter than the larger size wire of that set?

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Yes, because a thinner wire has higher resistance and dissipates more energy as heat.
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# What wire size would you use to wire a house?

call an electrician

# What is the difference in wire gauge size?

Gauge relates to the diameter of the wire.The larger the wire the more power it can deliver.. A basic rule: 6 gauge=50 amps. 8 gauge=40 amps.10 gauge =30 amps. 12 gauge= 20 a

# What wire sizes would you use to wire a house?

For branch circuits (receptacles, lighting, etc.) you would use 14 gauge wire if the circuit breaker is rated for 15 amps. For 20 amp circuits, you would use 12 gauge wire. Fo

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# What is the correlation between gauge and millimeter size in beading wire - I'm referring to beading wire here not electrical wire?

The general correlation is the lower the gauge number, the heavier the wire diameter gets. For specifics, see related link.

# What gauge wire uses less electricity?

The gauge of wire is determined by load size and distance wire will be run. You have greater loss, or voltage drop, with DC then AC. So a smaller gauge (bigger wire) will be r

# What size is 6 gauge wire?

The size of the wire is stated by its gauge under American Wire Gauge. Six gauge wire is size 6 AWG.

# What gauge wire is used for electric furnace heating elements?

normally 8 gauge wire is used for electric heat furnaces.

# What gauge wire do you use when wiring a house?

Depends on what you plan to hook up to the outlet, and what fuse you're going to run.

# How do you determine electrical wire gauges?

Wire sizes are calculated on the amperage that the load draws. For a certain load amps you will need a specific wire size and a breaker to match the amperage flowing through t

# Is a 6 gauge wire larger than a 12 gauge wire?

Yes, the smaller gauge number, the larger the wire is.

# What gauge wire to use for outdoor?

first off. it has to be UF type wire, and is usually 12 gauge or 10, depending what you are using it for.

# What size gauge wire for 4000w amp?

on a 4000 watt amp the best gauge wire woul be between 2 and 0

12 gauge.

# What Size breaker for 6 gauge wire?

You need a 60 amp breaker. .

# What size conduit should be used with 8-3 gauge wire?

You can pull 10 #3 wires in a 2 1/2" conduit. I think the question is #8 wire, three conductors.

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