Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Wire Gauge Tables

Wire Gauge Tables

Wire Capacity Chart

Wire Capacity Chart: "This page is to provide a single place to look to for what the safe rated
capacities of various size wires in general use. These are
general guidelines - check with the wire manufacturer or standards body
controlling your installation for any additional
specifications. Keep in mind that temperature and environment have a dramatic effect on these
ratings, and that for wiring it's much better to err on the side of too large a
wire than too small."

DC Wire Table

DC Wire Table: "These are one-way distances, measured from point A to point B. The out and back nature of
electrical circuits has already been included. For PV arrays, figure the entire run, from the panels
to the charge controller to the batteries"