What kind of wire do I use to cable my electric range?

Answer You need a three-wire 6/3-range cable and a four-wire plug to connect the cable to your electric range. The fuse should be a 50-amp, 240-volt breaker. The range doesn't need to be hard-wired as a w... Read More »

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When installing a Y-shaped electric range plug and it has places for three wires and you have a black wire white wire and a bare copper wire so which wire goes where?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service.(LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can ca... Read More »

How to Wire an Electric Range?

Invented in 1882, an electric range converts electricity into heat. Unlike many household appliances, an electric range uses a 220-volt circuit, rather than the standard 110-volt circuit. Even with... Read More »

What Kind of Electric Wire to Run to a Shed?

If your garden shed is located away from your house, you may want to run electricity to the shed. Ensure that you use wire suitable for an outdoor environment. Consideration also needs to be given ... Read More »

What type of wire is behind the oven on an electric range oven?

The wire behind an electric range oven is a universal electric range cord. Cords come in 40 or 50 amps. Refer to the nameplate rating on the electric range to determine the correct size needed. The... Read More »