Can Wire Size For A 20 Amp Outlet?


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Larry Patterson Profile
Larry Patterson answered
A standard 110 volt 20 amp outlet would only require 12/2 with ground (or 10/2 with grd for long run).
The wire should be sized to the breaker for the circuit, also.
Russ Sloan Profile
Russ Sloan answered
14 gage=not more than 15 amps  12 gage=not more than 20 amps, using copper wire

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