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Old 11-21-2018, 06:08 PM   #23 (permalink)
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8 gauge is made to handle 40 amps but not for continuous use. In the US we derate the wire to 80% for continuous use of 20 minutes to 3 hours.
The electrical code definition of "continuous use" varys a lot.

10kw charging anywhere I can get power is going to be tremendous.
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