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    Stove wire question

    Can somebody point me in the correct direction to determine the correct wire size for a stove connection from the DB board to the wall switch, and the on to the stove and oven. The current sparkie installed 2.5mm FTE, but I doubt if this is correct.

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    I think it is a 2.5mm^2 wire?
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    To determine the required cable size you need to know the load current, the power factor, the length, the installation method etc etc and calculate the size required from there.
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    As Andy says above -

    Plus from a compliance point of view for what has been installed -
    Quote Originally Posted by Leono View Post
    The current sparkie installed 2.5mm FTE, but I doubt if this is correct.
    What is the current protection rating of the circuit breaker supplying the circuit?

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