Cable Size Selection

"What are the steps of selecting the cable size for any installation?
What is the most important property to select the cable size?"
asked 12/23/2011
santanu1
santanu

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You can see a post I did on cable sizing (items 4, 5 and 6) at:
http://myelectrical.com/opinion/entryid/73/8-steps-to-low-voltage-power-cable-selection-and-sizing.

You will need to calculate the current capacity, voltage drop and fault rating. All three are important to ensure an adequately sized cable which is safe to operate.
answered 1/8/2012 Steven McFadyen 246
Steven McFadyen

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