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Old 03-11-09, 04:39 PM
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hey all do i need a special type of GE 100 amp breaker to accept #2 wire , or do they all have large enough lugs ?
 
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It should have large enough lugs. Make sure of the cu / al rating though.
 
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what is the cu /al rating mean . what is the name for entrance cable 2 awg 3 conductors and 1 un insulated ?
 
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CU means the breaker is rated for use with copper wire, AL for aluminum wire. A 100A breaker should be able to accept #2. The wire you have is probably SER cable.
 
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The breaker will have a mark or label that shows CU/AL meaning it is rated for copper and aluminum wire. CU will mean it is only rated for copper.

I think the cable your thinking of is SER 2-2-2-4

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