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It's not. Plug heating would affect a few inches of cable at most. For a coiled lead it's a complete red herring. The problem is simply ohmic heating.
You can't say that for sure. It depends on the situation whether the issue is heating, or the capacity to reject heat.

I'd be happy to look at any measurements you have taken of the case the poster referred to.
 

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The type 2 cable is sufficiently "fat" not to heat up (much, if at all) during charging. I only unwind a couple of turns on my tethered PodPoint enough to reach the car, and it's not caused any problems.

The problem of coiled cables only really applies to 13A extension reels.
 

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OK here's some actual data. 4m of cable coiled as tighly as I could, secured with cable ties.
After about 2 hours charging at 30A
Ambient air temperature 18 deg, so 20 degree rise - nowhere near being a problem.
Surface temp was within 2 degrees of temp measured by themocouples inside bundle.

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I think we need the control test with it uncoiled to compare the difference. :)
No we don't - the question we were addressing was does coiling a charge lead present a hazard, not exactly what difference does it make.
And you can also see the temp of the uncoiled section from the scale on the right - around 26 deg.
 

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