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Factors that determine the current rating of power cables

October 20th, 2015 | 1 Comment | Posted in Power quality
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journal1Cables provide a pathway for electricity from the source to the end user, usually equipment or a tool.

Given the varied power requirements, it is crucial that the engineer selects the most appropriate type. This requires an innate knowledge of the factors that determine the current rating (ampacity).

The following highlights the primary considerations.

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