Cable Dimension

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Joined Mar 31, 2014
what is meant by this
"The Connecting cables must have the following dimensions
at 220v = 3x6 mm4
at 380v = 3x4 mm2,5
at 415v = 3x4 mm2,5
the ground cable must have the min. section of 6mm2".


Joined Jul 18, 2013
In metric sizes you have the diam in mm and/or the cross section area in mm².
e.g. the ground cable you quote, 6mm² area would be equivalent to #8 AWG.
Often the a wire is given in number of strands and the gauge of each strand as well as the O.A. dia and area.
NA uses Mil and AWG for Wire size.
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