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Amperage is a measure of the electrical current flowing through a circuit. Current is measured in amperes or "amps". You must use the correct size wire for the amperage requirement of the circuit to prevent the wire from over heating. The number and type of electrical devices connected to a circuit determine the amperage requirement of the circuit.
Usually, a general purpose house circuit is designed for 20 amps. Lighting circuits may be designed for only 15 amps. To calculate the amperage for a circuit, first add up the wattage of all the electrical devices that will be on the circuit.
Then, divide the total wattage by the voltage of the system, 110 or 220, and that will give you the expected current or amps.
Wire Size and Amp Ratings
Wire Gauge Size Copper Aluminum
60C
(140F)
75C
(167F)
90C
(194F)
75C
(167F)
90C
(194F)
NM-B
UF-B
THW
THWN
USE
XHHW
THWN-2
THHN
XHHW-2
USE-2
THW
THWN
USE
XHHW
XHHW-2
THHN
THWN-2
 
14
15
15
15
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12
20
20
20
15
15
10
30
30
30
25
25
8
40
50
55
40
45
6
55
65
75
50
60
4
70
85
95
65
75
3
85
100
110
75
85
2
95
115
130
90
100
1
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130
150
100
115
1/0
---
150
170
120
135
2/0
---
175
195
135
150
3/0
---
200
225
155
175
4/0
---
230
260
180
205
250
---
255
290
205
230
300
---
285
320
230
255
350
---
310
350
250
280
500
---
380
430
310
350
600
---
420
475
340
385
750
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475
535
385
435
1000
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545
615
445
500
WARNING! Installation of electrical wire can be hazardous, if done improperly, can result in personal injury or property damage. For safe wiring practices, consult the National Electrical Code and your local building inspector.

RG59 Siamese Cable: is more heavily shielded so it's more durable and can be run longer distances (up to 1000 ft. without a repeater). It's heavier shielding makes it less susceptible to interference. Florescent lighting in particular can interfere with camera signals. The RG59 is purchased in 500 or 1000 ft. rolls and each camera run is cut to the exact length needed. Since you need to cut the cable and attached the connectors, it is a little more involved to install.  500FT approx. $150.00

Bare copper wire: Solid, Stranded, Tinned
600V SINGLE CONDUCTOR WIRE
THWN or THHN, PVC Insulation, Nylon Jacket, 600 Volts
THW, PVC Insulation, 600 Volts
USE-2 or RHW-2 or RHH, VW-1, EPR, HYPALON, 600 Volts
VW-1 USE-2 or RHW-2 or RHH, FR-EPR Insulation, 600 Volts
USE-2 or RHW-2 or RHH, XLPE Insulation, 600 Volts
VW-1 USE-2 or RHW-2 or RHH, FR-XLP Insulation, 600 Volts
USE or RHW-LS or RHH VW-1 (LSZH) Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen, XLP 600 VOLT
XHHW-2, XLP Insulation, 600 Volts
VW-1 XHHW-2, FR-XLP Insulation, 600 Volts

CONTROL CABLE & TRAY CABLE
20-10 Control Cable, 600 VOLTS, PVC Singles, PVC Jacket, General Purpose Control Cable
Tray Cable, TYPE TC, FR-EPR XHHW-2 Conductors, CPE Jacket, 600 Volts
(3C) Tray Cable, TYPE TC, FR-EPR XHHW-2 Conductors, CPE Jacket, 600 Volts, 3 Conductors
4C) Tray Cable, TYPE TC, FR-EPR XHHW-2 Conductors, CPE Jacket, 600 Volts, 4 conductors
 

Cable and Wire Pullers, Industrial Power, Signs, Utility Poles and Sports Lights and Poles.

Electrical Wiring Price List - Pricing Guide to estimate the cost of electrical installations for property improvements and renovations.

LAN Wiring - Local Area Network and Tele-communication. New wiring, new design or quick service.

Power Poles, Mid-Floor Wiring - Ethernet, Internet, Multi-Media, Data, LAN, Communication and Power Circuit Wiring.

Electrical Receptacles for 100's of purposes. Twist-lock for commercial and industrial applications.

Rough Wiring - Open Stud Stage Rough Wiring for Receptacles, Switches, High Hats, Appliances and LAN.


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