What size wire do you use for 200 amp service?
What is this? For a 200 amp service, you’ll need: #2/0 copper wire, or. #4/0 aluminum or copper-clad aluminum wire.
What copper wire is rated for 200 amps?
|SERVICE ENTRANCE CONDUCTORS SIZE AND RATING|
|Service or Feeder Rating||Copper Conductors||Aluminum or Copper-Clad Aluminum|
|125 Amps||#2 AWG||#1/0 AWG|
|150 Amps||#1 AWG||#2/0 AWG|
|200 Amps||#2/0 AWG||#4/0 AWG|
What size copper wire do I need for a 200 amp sub panel?
What Size Ground Wire for 200 Amp Service
|Size of Main Panel||Copper Conductors||Aluminum or Copper-Clad Aluminum|
|125 Amps||#8 AWG||#6 AWG|
|150 Amps||#6 AWG||#4 AWG|
|200 Amps||#4 AWG||#2 AWG|
What is the difference between #2 wire and 2 0?
2 AWG will handle around 94 Amps, while 2/0 AWG will handle around 190 Amps. The length of the wire must be considered as well as the % voltage drop in order for this to be true. For a 3% drop where the load is less than 20 feet from the battery and you are drawing 100 Amps, you would need 2/0.
What size copper wire do I need for a 400 amp service?
For a 400 amp service, you will need a 600 kcmil-gauge copper wire.
Can you feed a 200 amp sub panel from a 200 amp main panel?
Is feeding a 200A sub from a 200A main legit? Yes, and you don’t even need another 200A breaker. The 200A breaker alread present in the panel will suffice, and so you can use a subfeed lug kit as DrSparks advises.
How many breakers can I put in a 200 amp panel?
How many circuit breakers in a 200 amp panel? Most 200-amp breaker panels have 40 to 42 slots of single-pole breakers or 20 slots for double pole breakers.