4/0 vs 4 gauge
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What is the difference between 2 gauge and 4 gauge wire?
2 gauge cable: Single-core 2 gauge wire is rated at 170 amps, dropping to 57 amps for cables with 43 cores or more. 4 gauge cable: A 4 gauge single-core is rated at 120 amps, reduced to just 35 amps in a cable of 43 or more cores. #2 Difference: Type of Wire
What are 4/0 gauge battery cables?
4/0 gauge battery cables (also referred to as 0000 gauge) made from 4/0 AWG copper battery cable with flexible fine stranding designed to outlast and outperform other battery cables on the market. We’ve sourced the best USA made copper battery cable and assembly your cables to order based on your requirements.
Is there a wire size bigger than 4/0?
The following table of wire sizes does not show any sizes bigger than 4/0 gauge, because solid copper wire becomes impractical to handle at those sizes. Stranded wire construction is favored, instead.
Is there a difference between 4 AWG and 4/0 AWG?
I’m going to get the hammer crimper and copper lugs to do it myself. There is a huge difference ($ per foot) between 4 AWG and 4/0, but I want everything to work perfectly. My battery bank will be right next to the charge controller and inverter.