# How to calculate the temp. a cable will reach?

 On a graph you can calculate that you can use a 35mm 4 core armoured cable for 100Amps over 120m, but the cable is rated maximum 70C. How do you calculate what temp a cable will reach at a certain load? asked 5/15/2012 Interserve2

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