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Re: Fusing to the size of the wire....

Originally Posted by Faster View Post
You're looking for the 'ampacity' of the various AWG ratings. Try this...

Wire-Gauge Ampacity - Transwiki
Hmmm..... I'm not exactly sure how to use that table. It looks though like they're talking about house wiring though which would be 120v or 220v which, I believe, makes a big difference because the lower voltage of the 12v is creating more heat.

It also says that the values of the table might not apply for stranded wire, which is what I would be using.


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