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How many amps is 16 AWG rated for?

Types of CordGauge Size RangeAmpacity of Current-Carrying Conductors (amperes)
0 - 50 ft. (0 - 15.2 m)
SVT - Service Vacuum Thermoplastic17 AWG12 Amps
16 AWG13 Amps
1A conductor that is used to carry an unbalanced current from the other conductors is not considered to be a current carrying conductor.

Also, what is 2 aluminum wire rated for?

Wire Size and Amp Ratings
CopperAluminum
60°C (140°F)75°C (167°F)
47065
38575
29590

What size wire do I need for a 150 amp service?

SERVICE ENTRANCE CONDUCTORS SIZE AND RATING
Service or Feeder RatingCopper ConductorsAluminum or Copper-Clad Aluminum
125 Amps#2 AWG#1/0 AWG
150 Amps#1 AWG#2/0 AWG
200 Amps#2/0 AWG#4/0 AWG
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