What Is a 20 AMP Circuit?

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A 20-amp circuit is a 20-amp breaker that is only designed to protect a 12 gauge cable. A 20 amp circuit breaker will not trip at short loads exceeding 20 amps. However, it will trip if over 20 amps runs constantly on the circuit.
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