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On an LEL type MicroLogic breaker, how do I choose the wire size to the breaker lugs? Is it based on the maximum amperage the rating plug will permit, or the sensor size in the frame of the breaker?

Issue:
Breaker loadside cables

Product Line:
Molded Case Breakers

Environment:
Micrologic, Powerpact

Cause:
Smaller size to save

Resolution:
If the breaker is sealed with a with a MICROTUSEAL or similar and accessible only to qualified personnel and acceptable per local inspector , you may size the wires feeding the breaker according to the maximum amperage the breaker can carry with the rating plug/sensor combination it has at the time of installation. Reference NEC section 240.6C on "restricted access"


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