I want to extend all my CR-10S wires. I have two long wire types: 22 and 18 AWG wires. I've done some research and found the following:
- Extruder heating element: 22 AWG or lower.
- Extruder thermistor sensor: 22 AWG or lower (Doesn't really need much amp).
- Fans: 24 AWG or lower (Doesn't really need much amp).
- Limit switch/filament sensor: 24 AWG or lower (Doesn't really need much amp).
Here is where I've problems determining which wire gauge to use:
- Stepper motor wires: ?
- Bed heater wires: ?
What's the wire gauge needed for the stepper motor and bed heater wires? Obviously, the bed heater needs more amp so I expect lower wire gauge. Is my 18 gauge wire enough for this?
On the Reprap site, it says that 18 AWG or lower is fine for the heating bed.