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4 awg breaker size

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  • What size breaker do I need for a 4 AWG panel?

  • Due to length, 4 AWG is called for to hold voltage drop within 3%. The panel where the circuit will originate is a Siemens G2040. It appears that the 15A and 20A circuit breakers for this panel only accept a maximum size of 6 AWG.

  • What size wire do I need for a 60 amp breaker?

  • For a 20 amp, you will need a 12-gauge wire. For 60 amp, the correct wire size is 4. The right wire size for 50 amp is a 6 for both your breaker circuit.

  • What size wire do I need for a 4 AWG circuit?

  • Due to length, 4 AWG is called for to hold voltage drop within 3%. The panel where the circuit will originate is a Siemens G2040. It appears that the 15A and 20A circuit breakers for this panel only accept a maximum size of 6 AWG. Is it safe to run a short 2 to 4 ft length of 6 AWG wire and connect that to the 4 AWG wire?

  • What happens if you use the wrong wire size for a breaker?

  • There are so many different things that can happen when you use the wrong wire size for your breaker. If you use a wire size that is too big for your 60 amp breaker, not much will happen except having to pay a high price for said wire.

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