Re: Voltage drop
i have calauator for wire size (made by calcaulated industries)
and i came up with wire size for 300 feet in lengh then i clicked on 240 volts then clicked on 5 amp ( typical for 240v 1/2 hp motor) and then clicked on wire size it came up 12 gauage wire size and voltage drop is 5.9 vd and at 2.5% volt drop and you can use the 12 or 10 gauage wire it will be plenty fine for this appaction and btw some 240 volts pump motors will be rated for 208 also so check the nameplate too .
i did read the other post about this and why need a full 15 amp curcuit ???
is this pump is two or three wire system it can make some diffrence there.
most pump are 2 wire but few have 3 rd wire for starting only .
please let us know what is your inted so we can steer you right
merci , marc
Wisconsin and Paris France
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