# How many amps is #10 Good For?

## How many amps is #10 Good For?

Size & AMP Ratings

NM, TW, & UF WIRE (Copper Conductor) SE CABLE (Copper Conductor)
14 AWG – 15 AMPS 8 AWG – 50 AMPS
12 AWG – 20 AMPS 6 AWG – 65 AMPS
10 AWG – 30 AMPS 4 AWG – 85 AMPS
8 AWG – 40 AMPS 2 AWG – 115 AMPS

### What size ground is in 10 3 Romex?

10-3 NM-B Wire w/ ground 250, 500, 1000ft | Wire&CableToGo.

#### What is a 10 3 wire?

If this cable is 10/3 w/g, then it has 3 insulated conductors plus an uninsulated ground. If it’s a flexible cord (like an extension cord), then 10/3 means 3 insulated conductors and no ground, 3 wires only. To connect a gen like your to a transfer switch (or breaker interlock), you’ll need 3 conductors plus a ground.

What is 10 2 Romex used for?

NM-B is primarily used in residential wiring as a branch circuit for switches, outlets and other loads. NM-B may run in air voids of masonry block or tile walls where locations are not damp.

How far can you run 10 gauge wire on a 20 amp circuit?

How Far Can You Run 10 Gauge Wire? You can run a 10 gauge wire up to 85 feet on a 20 amp circuit. If you opt to use this type of wire on a 15 amp circuit, it can run up to 115 feet. After these distances, the circuit will go over the recommended 3% voltage drop.

## How far can 10 gauge wire carry 30 amps?

How far can 10 gauge wire carry 30 amps? 30 amps carried over a 10 gauge wire is not meant to be run over far distances. If you plan on going over 150 feet, you should upgrade the wire size from 10 gauge to 8 gauge.

### Can I use 10 3 wire for a dryer?

Clothes dryers require a relatively thick wire to accommodate their 30 amp circuit. The minimum recommended wire size for clothes dryer circuits is 10 gauge. However, amperage decreases over distance, so appliance manufacturers advise a larger wire gauge for circuits that extend beyond a distance from their source.

#### Can you wire a 10-2 dryer?

If your dryer does not require the neutral, and is a pure 220V appliance, than you can use the 10-2 and be code compliant. The only issue is sharing the neutral and the ground.

How far can you run number 10 wire?

How Far Can You Run 10 Gauge Wire? You can run a 10 gauge wire up to 85 feet on a 20 amp circuit. If you opt to use this type of wire on a 15 amp circuit, it can run up to 115 feet.

Can you use 10 2 wire outlet?

10/2 with ground I presume? Safety wise, it is fine to use a larger than required wire. Mechanical wise, a #10 should fit in the breaker OK (look at specs on breaker), but might not in the GFCI.

## Are there any 10-3 Romex left in stock?

Only 11 left in stock – order soon. . . Only 9 left in stock – order soon. . Only 4 left in stock – order soon. . Only 10 left in stock – order soon.

### Can a 10-3 nm-b cable be used?

10-3 NM-B cable would be fine for your application as long as a few conditions are met. 1.) The cable must be installed in a dry indoor location only. 2.) The cable from the inlet must be feeding either a transfer switch or panelboard with an interlock cover.

#### How much does Romex simpull cu nm-b wire cost?

As of today, 3/15/2021, the price per foot of the 100ft. 10/3 Solid Romex SIMpull CU NM-B W/G wire is \$2.14. to get eltricity 110 what outdoor wire should i get. Please lookup the chart for the wire size needed depending on the amperage draw and the distance of the wire pull.

Can a Romex simpull be used at Lowe’s?

Excludes Lowe’s Business Credit accounts, Lowe’s Visa ® accounts and all Lowe’s Canada Credit accounts. We reserve the right to discontinue or alter these terms at any time. Southwire’s Romex® SIMpull® type NM-B may be used for both exposed and concealed work in normally dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C.