60amp branch circuit


Old 09-19-11, 03:29 PM
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Question 60amp branch circuit

Can i use 3 12awg wire in place of 1 6awg wire in a 75ft run in conduit. It would be 4 strands of 3 12awg wire to take the place of 6/1 wire?
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Old 09-19-11, 04:00 PM
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No, you can not.

Old 09-19-11, 04:43 PM
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Only conductors 1/0 or larger can be paralelled.

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