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60 amp aluminum wire size

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60 amp wire size is either6 AWG or 4 AWGwire (AWG stands for American Wire Gauge; standard wire sizing is the US) for 220V voltage. An amateur will use a 6 AWG wire size for 60 amp 220V. A professional will always use 4 AWG wire size for 60 amp 220V.

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  • What size wire do I need for 60 amps?

  • You should use No. 4 AWG size for a 60 amp wire. This is the best size wire for 60 amps and 50 amps. However, with a 60 amp wire, you can go up to using a 6 gauge wire.

  • What gauge wire for 60 amp breaker?

  • However, with a 60 amp wire, you can go up to using a 6 gauge wire. Use THHN or RHW type insulation. What Is the Correct 60-Amp Breaker Wire Size?

  • What size aluminum wire for a 60 amp garage panel?

  • What size aluminum wire for a new 60 amp garage panel to be fed from a 200 amp main service in my house 130′ distance? How many wires? Show activity on this post. Number 4 aluminum is good for 65 amps at 130′ the voltage drop at 60 amps would be 2.55% . Up to 3% is allowed by code.

  • What happens if you use too much wire for 60 amp?

  • 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. On the other hand, if you use too much of a small wire for your 60 amp breaker, then there are so many things that can go wrong.

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