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WIRE GAUGE TABLE
American wire gauge (AWG) metric comparative table

  

AWG Diameter Area Copper resistance
(in) (mm) (mm2) (Ω/km)
0000 0.46000 11.68400 107.21930 0.1608
000 0.40964 10.40490 85.02877 0.2028
00 0.36480 9.26583 67.43088 0.2557
0 0.32486 8.25146 53.47512 0.3224
1 0.28930 7.34814 42.40770 0.4066
2 0.25763 6.54371 33.63083 0.5127
3 0.22942 5.82734 26.67046 0.6465
4 0.20431 5.18940 21.15064 0.8152
5 0.18194 4.62129 16.77322 1.028
6 0.16202 4.11538 13.30177 1.296
7 0.14429 3.66485 10.54878 1.634
8 0.12849 3.26364 8.36556 2.061
9 0.11442 2.90636 6.63419 2.599
10 0.10190 2.58819 5.26115 3.277
11 0.09074 2.30485 4.17229 4.132
12 0.08081 2.05253 3.30877 5.211
13 0.07196 1.82783 2.62398 6.571
14 0.06408 1.62773 2.08091 8.286
15 0.05707 1.44953 1.65023 10.45
16 0.05082 1.29085 1.30870 13.17
17 0.04526 1.14953 1.03784 16.61
18 0.04030 1.02369 0.82305 20.95
19 0.03589 0.91162 0.65271 26.42
20 0.03196 0.81182 0.51762 33.31
21 0.02846 0.72295 0.41049 42
22 0.02535 0.64380 0.32553 52.96
23 0.02257 0.57332 0.25816 66.79
24 0.02010 0.51056 0.20473 84.22
25 0.01790 0.45467 0.16236 106.2
26 0.01594 0.40489 0.12876 133.9
27 0.01420 0.36057 0.10211 168.9
28 0.01264 0.32109 0.08098 212.9
29 0.01126 0.28594 0.06422 268.5
30 0.01003 0.25464 0.05093 338.6
31 0.00893 0.22676 0.04039 426.9
32 0.00795 0.20194 0.03203 538.3
33 0.00708 0.17983 0.02540 678.8
34 0.00630 0.16014 0.02014 856
35 0.00561 0.14261 0.01597 1079
36 0.00500 0.12700 0.01267 1361
37 0.00445 0.11310 0.01005 1716
38 0.00397 0.10072 0.00797 2164
39 0.00353 0.08969 0.00632 2729
40 0.00314 0.07987 0.00501 3441

 

For more information on American wire gauge (AWG) specifications - See: 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_wire_gauge

 

 

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