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Selection of Portable Cord

Table 400-5(a). Allowable Ampacity for Flexible Cords and Cables.
Size
(AWG)
Thermoset Type
TS
Thermoset Types
C, E, EO, PD, S, SJ, SJO, SJOO, SO, SOO, SP-1, SP-2, SP-3, SRD, SV, SVO, SVOO
Types
HPD, HPN. S, HSJ, HSO, SJO, HSOO, HSJOO
Thermoplastic
Types TPT. TST
Thermoplastic Types
ET, ETLB, ETP, ETT, SE, SEO, SJE, SJEO, SJT, SJTO, SJTOO, SPE-1, SPE-2, SPE-3, SPT-1, SPT-2, SPT-3, ST, SRDE, SRDT, STO, STOO, SVE, SVEO, SVT, SVTO, SVTOO
    A+ B†  
27*
0.5 - - -
20 - 5** *** -
18 - 7 10 10
17 - - 12 -
16 - 10 13 15
15 - - - 17
14 - 15 18 20
12 - 20 25 30
10 - 25 30 35
8 - 35 40 -
6 - 45 55 -
4 - 60 70 -
2 - 80 95 -

* Tinsel Cord.
** Elevator Cables Only
*** 7 amperes for elevator cables only, 2 amperes for other types
+ The allowable currents under sub-heading A apply to 3 conductor cords and other multiconductor cords connected to utilization equipment so that only 3 conductors are current carrying.
† The allowable currents under sub-heading B apply to 2 conductor cords connected to utilization equipment so that only 2 conductors are current carrying.

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NOTE: SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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