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§ 75.601-1 Short circuit protection; ratings and settings of circuit breakers.

Circuit breakers providing short circuit protection for trailing cables shall be set so as not to exceed the maximum allowable instantaneous settings specified in this section; however, higher settings may be permitted by an authorized representative of the Secretary when he has determined that special applications are justified:

Conductor size AWG or MGM Maximum allowable circuit breaker instantaneous setting (amperes)
14 50
12 75
10 150
8 200
6 300
4 500
3 600
2 800
1 1,000
1/0 1,250
2/0 1,500
3/0 2,000
4/0 2,500
250 2,500
300 2,500
350 2,500
400 2,500
450 2,500
500 2,500