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Can I use 6 gauge wire for 60 a?
If you want to use 6 gauge wire for 60 A, you need to pull THHN or THWN through a conduit. See Table 310.16 in the National Electrical Code, which you can access for free here.
What gauge wire should I use for my appliances?
Whether it鈥檚 going to be 8/2 or 8/3 here again goes by the same recommendations as above. A 6 AWG gauge wire capable of handling 60 amps is better suited for feeding a sub-panel, a range, a double oven, depending on the amperage rating listed on the appliance. For any of these situations, it should be a 6/3 cable to also supply the 120 volts.
What kind of wire do you use for electrical outlets?
6-3 Indoor Non-Metallic Jacket Wire (By-the-Metre) Used for outlets, switches, ceiling fans, and other household appliances
What is the difference between 8 gauge and 10 gauge wire?
10 AWG gauge wires are for loads up to 30 amps, usually at 240 volts. Where the appliances they feed have internal circuitry running on 120 volts鈥攍ight bulbs or controls鈥?0/3 cables with one wire white should be used, but if 120 volts isn鈥檛 required, a 10/2 cable would be ideal and cheaper. 8 AWG gauge wires can handle up to 45 amps.