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6-3 wire amp rating

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60-amp

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  • How many amps can a 6 3 wire carry?

  • How many amps can a 6 3 wire carry? 6/3 is normally protected with a 60-amp breaker. Since there are no 55-amp breakers, code allows you to round up to the next larger standard size. Click to see full answer.

  • What amperage rating is 6/3 Romex wire?

  • The 6/3 Romex is hooked up to a 60amp breaker. Somebody told me that 6/3 Romex is only rated up to 55 amps BEFORE derating factors. So they told me it’s a fire hazard to have wire that is rated for less amperage hooked to a higher amperage circuit breaker. So my questions… 1.) What is the amperage rating of 6/3 Romex? 2.)

  • How many amps does a 6 gauge wire draw?

  • Well, it鈥檚 between 85 amps (4 gauge wire ampacity) and 65 amps (6 gauge wire ampacity). However, since this wire is so rarely used, we don鈥檛 have the rated ampacity for it at the specific 鈥?75C 鈥?temperature interval. 6 gauge wire is the 1st of the mid-amp AWG wires with a wide range of applications.

  • What size breaker do I need for 6/3 wire?

  • 6/3 is normally protected with a 60-amp breaker. Since there are no 55-amp breakers, code allows you to round up to the next larger standard size. Is 6/3 NM-B THHN?

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