What is the circuit symbol for a strain gauge?

Answer A strain gauge is a fine wire looped back and forth in a tight S-pattern, creating a very long conducting path in a small space. A strain gauge is a type of resistor, and a resistor is the correct ... Read More »

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What gauge wire is for a 120 amp circuit?

Use 2 gauge stranded copper service wire for 120 amp circuits. If using aluminum cable, 1/0 size cable must be used. Use 6 gauge solid copper wire for the 120 amp grounding application.References... Read More »

What wire gauge is recommended for a 50 amp circuit?

Use 8 gauge copper wire for 50 amp circuit runs up to 10 feet. For cable runs up to 22 feet, use 6 gauge wire. When cable lengths are 22 feet to 28 feet long, use 4 gauge wire.References:ePanoram... Read More »

What Gauge Electrical Wire Is Required for a 15-Amp Circuit?

The most basic electrical circuit in house wiring is the 110-volt, 15-amp outlet. Most electrical codes allow a minimum of 14-gauge wire, but this should really only be used if the circuit only inc... Read More »

How to Determine when to Use Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (Af Circuit Breakers)?

AFCI or "Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters" are the latest in electrical safety devices for dwellings. AFCI standards were introduced in the 1999 NEC (National Electrical Code) and are required in new... Read More »