Elt. Dryer wiring


Old 01-27-07, 12:36 PM
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Elt. Dryer wiring

I was wondering what size wire for a 220v dryer i have to run from the breaker box to the outlet Thanks.
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Old 01-27-07, 12:55 PM
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What size breaker does the dryer manufacturer recommend?
Old 01-27-07, 02:16 PM
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Electric dryers in the US call for a 30 amp circuit, which means 10 gage wire. If NM cable is allowed, use 10-3 with ground, and install a four prong receptacle for the dryer.

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