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What application would blue 12awg sold thhn wire be used

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What application would blue 12awg sold thhn wire be used for?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I should probably add that i mean in the U.S.

Good evening, my name is ***** ***** will be happy to assist you with your electrical questions. thhn wire is a general purpose conductor rated for 600 Volt not to exceed temps of 90 degrees C

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
im aware of that. But what application would a BLUE thhn wire be used for? Seeing how black=hot, green=ground and white=neutral what would blue generally be used for?

Oh ok, cool. Yes, a blue will be part of a 3 phase system. Red, Black, Blue. A,B,C. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3.

Say for example a 120/208 Volt system. Red,black,blue will all have 208 volts across them line to line, and will have 120 volts hot to neutral.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ah ok gotcha. So itd be used strictly in a commercial application correct? Well unless being used in residential wiring in the UK.

Most commonly in NA in commercial and industrial applications. Some residential in the UK as well, that is correct.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok cool, thats what i thought, just wanted to be 100%. Aporeciate it!

Not a problem, you are welcome. Have a great evening.

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