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# What gauge cable to run 240 volts?

Updated: 8/10/2023

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9y ago

The voltage has nothing to do with the gauge of wire needed to supply a given circuit. The size wire is determined by the amperage of the overcurrent protection device (circuit breaker, etc.) being used to supply power to the circuit.

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14y ago

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9y ago

The gauge of cable depends on the amount of current to be carried, and it could also depend on its length if it is more than about 100 ft.

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