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I have a deep double fryer I am wiring up, voltage is 208/240, power is 5400/7200 watts, it will be 45 feet from the main electric panel, what size wire and fuses should I use

  • What sort of occupancy is this in? Is the wiring going to be exposed or concealed? – ThreePhaseEel Feb 16 at 21:38
  • What do the instructions call for? – JACK Feb 16 at 21:45
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You'll need 8 AWG copper wire. Your breaker will need to be 40A and 2-pole. Unless the labeling or instructions says otherwise.

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  • Even at 208 Voltage? – JACK Feb 16 at 22:50
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    Yes. 5400/208=26amp plus 25 percent equals 32amp therefore 40amp breaker. – manassehkatz-Moving 2 Codidact Feb 16 at 23:12

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