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Where can you find a wire gauge chart?
Wire Gauge and Current Limits Including Skin Depth and StrengthAWG Wire Sizes (see chart below)Metric Wire Gauges (see table below)Load Carrying Capacities (see table below)Maximum Frequency for 100% Skin Depth ChartBreaking Force for Copper Wire
What are the different gauges of wire?
Type: Will list the type of cable, such as NM-B or UF.Gauge: The gauge of the individual wires inside the cable, such as 14, 12, 10, etc.Number of wires: This number follows gauge. …Grounding: The word “GROUND” or the letter “G” indicates the presence of a ground wire.More items…
What guage of wire should I use?
thickest gauge wire available. Thicker wire will be able to handle lighter current volumes, but a thin wire will short circuit and damage the equipment if high volume current is passed through it. For a 10-15 amp breaker, a 14-gauge cable should be ideal. A 12-gauge cable is thicker and useful when
How to tell what gauge wire you have?
They are:Read The Box or Packaging LabelExamine the extension cord itselfLook at the thickness of the extension cordCut open the extension cord