Proper way to connect large gauge wiring

Old 02-15-15, 10:14 AM
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Proper way to connect large gauge wiring

Hi there,

I have a large 240v wire that is "multithread", very is the live wire..I also have a coocktop seen in pic..and also an oven not seen...these two appliances need to hook to single large 8awg wire. I have junction box, but need to know a proper way to hook up a high current high voltage wire...I dont just want to use a regular cap..seems like not all of wire will touch..what is the method to join them? Im not electric, so please mention parts in full name..I confirmed that I can have two appliances on the one wire.

Thank u very much!!

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Old 02-15-15, 10:22 AM
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Remove the tape on the flex and install a greenfield connector before connecting to the junction box.

Large blue wire nuts can be used to connect the wires. The smaller appliance wires should be twisted around the house wires and the wire but installed.

Use a 10-32 screw to ground the junction box and connect the bare conductor to it. Also splice the green from the appliance to the bare.

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