NEC Feeders

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kendad's picture
Joined: 2014-03-08

Smallest feeder conductor allowed by Code is  _____ amps, as noted in Article or Section _____?

sparky377's picture
Joined: 2013-10-07

See Section 215.2(A)(1): requires an ampacity not less than 125% of the continuous plus the non-continuous load. In theory, you could have a 15A feeder, which would then be 14 AWG in accordance with 310.15(B).

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