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Old 05-20-2010, 06:26 PM   #1
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Can i run 10 gauge aND 12 GAUGE WIR IN THE SAME CONDUIT TOGETHER
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Can i run 10 gauge aND 12 GAUGE WIR IN THE SAME CONDUIT TOGETHER

yes. yes you can.
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as long as both wires are fed from the same source.
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And as long as you aren't feeding a detached structure
THWN or some other wire rated for underground installation must be used
NM can't be used



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What type of wire, and what is this for?
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UF wire and its for pool pump and light for the pool
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I don't think you're supposed to sleeve a long length of UF in conduit - be better off with individual THWN wires.
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Where is the wire going to ?
Just a post out by the pool ?
You can sleeve UF for protection, but you need bigger conduit
What distance are you running ?



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1" conduit and 10 gauge going to the pump and 12 gauge going to the light in the pool
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1" conduit and 10 gauge going to the pump and 12 gauge going to the light in the pool
Now you allready raise new issue here.

I am not sure if you are aware there is a very strict code cover on pool electrical system.

First thing ., you can NOT use the UF to the pool pump or pool luminiare at all this is covered in NEC code

Second thing you can not use bare conductor at all for pool useage again this is in the NEC code as well.

Merci,Marc

Thrid thing just about everything on pool system it have to be on GFCI either breaker or receptale depending on the set up { yeah there is GFCI requirement on 240 volts pool pumps now but I do not know if some states do cover this requirement or not }
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