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Old 10-01-2011, 10:04 PM   #1
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wire size needed


Got help last night on my power question now i need to know what gauge wire to run,
220 3 phase 90amp breaker, running a 10' section from the panel to my lift.

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wire size needed


What is the hp rating on the lift?

While one might think a #4 or #3 wire would be required on that 90 Amp breaker, chances are that it may be oversized by 175 or even 250%. The lift may only need a #8 ... hence the info needed from its nameplate ....

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I'll have to check, either way would a 1" flex conduit be ok to use?

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1" flex would be a real tight fit, if you have to install #3 conductors. Possible, but tight.
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