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Q: What size wire is needed to carry 100 amps 100 feet?

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A 300 MCM copper conductor, with a voltage drop of 3%, is needed when supplying 50 amps for 600 feet on a 120 volt system.

AWG-8 wire can safely carry 30 amps to a load 100 feet away.

6 gauge

Use 2/0 AWG.

10 AWG in copper.

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A 300 MCM copper conductor, with a voltage drop of 3%, is needed when supplying 50 amps for 600 feet on a 120 volt system.

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AWG # 6 copper

AWG-8 wire can safely carry 30 amps to a load 100 feet away.

A #4 copper conductor will limit the voltage drop to 3% or less when supplying 25 amps for 400 feet on a 120 volt system.

6 gauge

Use 2/0 AWG.

2 AWG in Aluminium is required.

10 AWG in copper.

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Please use the Discussion Area to explain the significance of the "100 feet".

A # 14 copper conductor will be fine to carry 8 amps at 120 volts. This size conductor is rated at 15 amps.

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