Wire Data - Solid Bare Copper

  DIAMETER CROSS SECTIONAL AREA WEIGHT
AWG (in) (mm) (sq in) (sq mm) (circular
mills)
(lbs /
1000 ft)
(kg /
1000 m)
44
43
42
0.0020
0.0022
0.0025
0.0502
0.0564
0.0633
0.00000307
0.00000387
0.00000488
0.0000198
0.0000250
0.0000315
3.91
4.93
6.22
0.01183
0.01492
0.01881
0.01761
0.02220
0.02799
41
40
39
0.0028
0.0031
0.0035
0.0711
0.0799
0.0897
0.00000616
0.00000777
0.00000979
0.0000397
0.0000501
0.0000632
7.84
9.89
12.5
0.02374
0.02995
0.03773
0.03533
0.04457
0.05615
38
37
36
0.0040
0.0045
0.0050
0.1007
0.1131
0.1270
0.00001235
0.00001557
0.00001963
0.0000797
0.000100
0.000127
15.7
19.8
25.0
0.04760
0.06001
0.07565
0.07084
0.08931
0.1126
35
34
33
0.0056
0.0063
0.0071
0.1426
0.1601
0.1798
0.00002476
0.00003122
0.00003937
0.000160
0.000201
0.000254
31.5
39.8
50.1
0.09543
0.1203
0.1517
0.1420
0.1790
0.2258
32
31
30
0.0080
0.0089
0.0100
0.2019
0.2268
0.2546
0.00004964
0.0000626
0.0000789
0.000320
0.000404
0.000509
63.2
79.7
101
0.1913
0.2413
0.3041
0.2847
0.3591
0.4526
29
28
27
0.0113
0.0126
0.0142
0.2859
0.3211
0.3606
0.0000995
0.0001255
0.0001583
0.000642
0.000810
0.00102
127
160
202
0.3835
0.4837
0.6101
0.5707
0.7198
0.9079
26
25
24
0.0159
0.0179
0.0201
0.4049
0.4547
0.5106
0.0001996
0.0002517
0.0003173
0.00129
0.00162
0.00205
254
320
404
0.7693
0.9701
1.223
1.145
1.444
1.820
23
22
21
0.0226
0.0253
0.0285
0.5733
0.6438
0.7229
0.0004001
0.0005046
0.0006363
0.00258
0.00326
0.00411
509
642
810
1.542
1.945
2.452
2.295
2.895
3.649
20
19
18
0.0320
0.0359
0.0403
0.8118
0.9116
1.0237
0.0008023
0.001012
0.001276
0.00518
0.00653
0.00823
1,022
1,288
1,624
3.092
3.900
4.918
4.601
5.804
7.319
17
16
15
0.0453
0.0508
0.0571
1.1495
1.2908
1.4495
0.001609
0.002028
0.002558
0.0104
0.0131
0.0165
2,048
2,583
3,257
6.201
7.816
9.859
9.228
11.63
14.67
14
13
12
0.0641
0.0720
0.0808
1.6277
1.8278
2.0525
0.003225
0.004067
0.005129
0.0208
0.0262
0.0331
4,107
5,178
6,530
12.43
15.67
19.77
18.50
23.32
29.42
11
10
9
0.0907
0.1019
0.1144
2.3048
2.5882
2.9064
0.006467
0.008155
0.01028
0.0417
0.0526
0.0663
8,234
10,383
13,093
24.92
31.43
39.62
37.09
46.77
58.96
8
7
6
0.1285
0.1443
0.1620
3.2636
3.6649
4.1154
0.01297
0.01635
0.02062
0.0837
0.105
0.133
16,510
20,818
26,251
49.99
63.01
79.47
74.39
93.77
118.3
5
4
3
0.1819
0.2043
0.2294
4.6213
5.1894
5.8273
0.02600
0.03278
0.04134
0.168
0.211
0.267
33,102
41,741
52,635
100.2
126.3
159.3
149.1
188.0
237.1
2
1
1/0
0.2576
0.2893
0.3249
6.5437
7.3481
8.2515
0.05213
0.06573
0.08289
0.336
0.424
0.535
66,371
83,693
105,535
200.9
253.3
319.5
299.0
377.0
475.5
2/0
3/0
4/0
0.3648
0.4096
0.4600
9.2658
10.4049
11.6840
0.1045
0.1318
0.1662
0.674
0.850
1.07
133,077
167,806
211,600
402.7
508.0
640.5
599.3
756.0
953.2


  SOFT OR ANNEALED
MAXIMUM
TENSILE
STRENGTH
MINIMUM
BREAKING
STRENGTH
MAXIMUM
DC RESISTANCE
@ 20 C (68 F)
AWG (lbs /
sq in)
(kg /
sq mm)
(lbs) (kg) (ohms /
1000 ft)
(ohms /
1000 m)
44
43
42
40,000
40,000
40,000
59,520
59,520
59,520
0.1229
0.1549
0.1954
0.05575
0.07026
0.08863
2,652
2,103
1,668
8,701
6,900
5,473
41
40
39
40,000
40,000
40,000
59,520
59,520
59,520
0.2464
0.3106
0.3917
0.1118
0.1409
0.1777
1,323
1,049
831.8
4,341
3,442
2,729
38
37
36
40,000
40,000
40,000
59,520
59,520
59,520
0.4939
0.6228
0.7854
0.2240
0.2825
0.3563
659.6
523.1
414.8
2,164
1,716
1,361
35
34
33
40,000
40,000
40,000
59,520
59,520
59,520
0.9904
1.249
1.575
0.4492
0.5665
0.7144
329.0
260.9
206.9
1,079
856.0
678.8
32
31
30
40,000
40,000
40,000
59,520
59,520
59,520
1.986
2.504
3.157
0.9008
1.136
1.432
164.1
130.1
103.2
538.4
426.9
338.6
29
28
27
40,000
40,000
40,000
59,520
59,520
59,520
3.981
5.020
6.331
1.806
2.277
2.872
81.84
64.90
51.47
268.5
212.9
168.9
26
25
24
40,000
40,000
40,000
59,520
59,520
59,520
7.983
10.07
12.69
3.621
4.568
5.756
40.81
32.37
25.67
133.9
106.2
84.22
23
22
21
38,500
38,500
38,500
57,288
57,288
57,288
15.41
19.43
24.50
6.990
8.813
11.11
20.36
16.14
12.80
66.80
52.96
42.00
20
19
18
38,500
38,500
38,500
57,288
57,288
57,288
30.89
38.95
49.12
14.01
17.67
22.28
10.15
8.051
6.385
33.30
26.42
20.95
17
16
15
38,500
38,500
38,500
57,288
57,288
57,288
61.93
78.10
98.48
28.09
35.43
44.67
5.064
4.016
3.184
16.61
13.18
10.45
14
13
12
38,500
38,500
38,500
57,288
57,288
57,288
124.2
156.6
197.5
56.34
71.03
89.59
2.525
2.003
1.588
8.285
6.572
5.210
11
10
9
38,500
38,500
37,000
57,288
57,288
55,056
249.0
314.0
380.5
112.9
142.4
172.6
1.260
0.9989
0.7921
4.134
3.277
2.599
8
7
6
37,000
37,000
37,000
55,056
55,056
55,056
479.8
605.0
762.9
217.6
274.4
346.0
0.6282
0.4982
0.3951
2.061
1.635
1.296
5
4
3
37,000
37,000
37,000
55,056
55,056
55,056
961.9
1,213
1,530
436.3
550.2
694.0
0.3133
0.2485
0.1970
1.028
0.8153
0.6464
2
1
1/0
37,000
37,000
36,000
55,056
55,056
53,568
1,929
2,432
2,984
875.0
1,103
1,354
0.1563
0.1239
0.09827
0.5128
0.4065
0.3224
2/0
3/0
4/0
36,000
36,000
36,000
53,568
53,568
53,568
3,763
4,745
5,983
1,707
2,152
2,714
0.07793
0.06180
0.04901
0.2557
0.2028
0.1608


  HARD DRAWN
MAXIMUM
TENSILE
STRENGTH
MINIMUM
BREAKING
STRENGTH
MAXIMUM
DC RESISTANCE
@ 20 C (68 F)
AWG (lbs /
sq in)
(kg /
sq mm)
(lbs) (kg) (ohms /
1000 ft)
(ohms /1000 m)
44
43
42
72,000
72,000
72,000
107,136
107,136
107,136
0.2212
0.2789
0.3517
0.1003
0.1265
0.1595
2,758
2,187
1,734
9,049
7,176
5,689
41
40
39
72,000
72,000
71,800
107,136
107,136
106,838
0.4434
0.5592
0.7031
0.2011
0.2537
0.3189
1,375
1,091
865.0
4,511
3,580
2,838
38
37
36
71,500
71,300
71,100
106,392
106,094
105,797
0.8829
1.1100
1.3960
0.4005
0.5035
0.6332
686.0
544.0
431.4
2,251
1,785
1,415
35
34
33
70,900
70,600
70,400
105,499
105,053
104,755
1.7550
2.204
2.772
0.7961
0.9997
1.257
342.1
271.3
215.2
1,122
890.1
706.1
32
31
30
70,200
69,900
69,700
104,458
104,458
104,011
3.485
4.376
5.502
1.581
1.985
2.496
170.6
135.3
107.3
559.7
443.9
352.1
29
28
27
69,400
69,300
69,000
103,714
103,267
103,118
6.908
8.698
10.920
3.133
3.945
4.953
85.10
67.49
53.52
279.2
221.4
175.6
26
25
24
68,800
68,600
68,300
102,672
102,374
102,077
13.730
17.26
21.67
6.228
7.829
9.829
42.44
33.66
26.69
139.2
110.4
87.57
23
22
21
68,100
67,900
67,700
101,630
101,333
101,035
27.25
34.26
43.07
12.36
15.54
19.54
21.17
16.79
13.31
69.46
55.09
43.67
20
19
18
67,400
67,200
67,000
100,738
100,291
99,994
54.08
67.99
85.47
24.53
30.84
38.77
10.56
8.373
6.640
34.65
27.47
21.79
17
16
15
66,800
66,600
66,400
99,696
99,398
99,101
107.5
135.1
169.8
48.76
61.28
77.02
5.266
4.176
3.312
17.28
13.70
10.87
14
13
12
66,200
65,900
65,700
98,803
98,506
98,059
213.5
268.0
336.9
96.84
121.6
152.8
2.626
2.083
1.652
8.616
6.834
5.420
11
10
9
65,400
64,900
64,300
97,762
97,315
96,571
422.9
529.2
661.2
191.8
240.0
299.9
1.310
1.0390
0.8238
4.298
3.409
2.703
8
7
6
63,700
63,000
62,100
95,678
94,786
93,744
826.0
1,030
1,280
374.7
467.2
580.6
0.6533
0.5181
0.4108
2.143
1.700
1.348
5
4
3
61,200
60,100
59,000
92,405
91,066
89,429
1,591
1,970
2,439
721.7
893.6
1,106
0.3258
0.2584
0.2049
1.069
0.8478
0.6723
2
1
1/0
57,600
56,100
54,500
87,792
85,709
83,477
3,003
3,688
4,517
1,362
1,673
2,049
0.1625
0.1289
0.10110
0.5332
0.4229
0.3317
2/0
3/0
4/0
52,800
51,000
49,000
81,096
78,566
75,888
5,519
6,722
8,143
2,503
3,049
3,694
0.08021
0.06361
0.05045
0.2632
0.2087
0.1655
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