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Old 02-26-2011, 12:50 PM   #1
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I'm looking for a code rule in the cec regarding min. size wire for a motor control circuit.45 amps. Anyone know where to find it?

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depends on how many amps it will be drawing

table 310.16
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Old 02-26-2011, 05:43 PM   #3
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Where do i find table 310.16 in the CEC.
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I'm looking for a code rule in the cec regarding min. size wire for a motor control circuit.Anyone know where to find it?
What's the voltage of the control circuit ? We have some good Canadian electricians here who should be able to help you with CEC requirements.
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I looked through the CEC and I could not find a rule stateing a min. size for control conductors. I don't work with motor controls on a day to day basis but I would think you would need to find the amperage and go from there.
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