Asked by: Ariam Amoasked in category: General Last Updated: 4th April, 2020
What is the black wire in Romex?
Simply so, what color is hot wire in Romex?
Secondly, what gauge is black Romex? Black-sheathed cable is used for both 6- and 8-gauge wire.
Likewise, people ask, what is the bare wire in Romex?
Sometimes known as "Romex," named for one of the common brand names, NM cable is a flexible electrical cable that features an outer plastic sheathing that protects two or more insulated conductors, as well as a bare copper ground wire.
What is electrical black wire?
Black electrical wire is used for power in all circuits. Any circuit's black wire should be considered hot or live. Black wire is never used for a ground or neutral wire and should be used as the power feed for a switch or an outlet.