How the cable size for a motor is decided

Answer Posted / arvind

The cable size of motor depend on rated current of motor,
but as the motor draw more current at starting which will
be around 2-3times the rated current, so cable size will
going to be increased i.e, wherever we will calculate we
take 20% extra for selection of your cable

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