wire rating


Old 03-29-05, 07:27 PM
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wire rating

im wanting to put 100 amp service in garage and i have some 4-6 ag aluminum wire it will run about 30 feet will this wire be big enough to get 100 if not what would be the most i could get safely
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Old 03-29-05, 09:45 PM
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What do you mean by "4-6"?
Old 03-30-05, 05:30 AM
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#4 6 strand i think it has it on the romex as 4 6 ag and its has the 2 hots and 1 neutral,1 ground
Old 03-30-05, 10:54 AM
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100 amps requires #2 aluminum. I am guessing that your cable is #6, which will be too small.


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