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    Wire size.

    There is a need to run copper wires for electric heater. The heater will be three phase, 208 V 37 A.
    Can #8 gauge be used or the distance of 150 feet to the breaker panel would require #6 gauge?

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    My immediate response is to go #6, but, ...... That is without doing any Calculations sigma.
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