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Wire Gauge Chart

Wire gauge, or the measurement of a wire's diameter, is an extremely important measurement for your determining your project's choice of wire. Wire gauge dictates the amount of electric current a wire can safely carry, its electrical resistance, weight, and other key characteristics. These factors play an integral role in identifying the best wire for your given application.

Below, we've included a chart of wire gauges for your reference. For expert guidance in determining the correct wire gauge for your next project, contact us today!

Gauge
A.S.W
Close
Diameter
Inches
Roll
Thread
Weight:
Pounds/Foot
Iron Steel
Length
Feet/Pound
Iron Steel
0.630
0.625
0.562
0.500
1.0588
1.0420
0.8425
0.6669
 0.94
0.96
1.19
1.50
7/0 0.490
0.464
1/2-20 0.6405
0.5743
1.56
1.74
6/0 0.462
0.445
0.441
0.437
1/2-13
1/2-12
0.5694
0.5283
0.5188
0.5094
1.76
1.86
1.93
1.96
5/0 0.430
0.401
7/16-20 0.4932
0.4290
2.03
2.33
4/0 0.394
0.386
0.375
7/16-14 0.4141
0.3975
0.3751
2.41
2.52
2.67
3/0 0.362
0.345
3/8-24 0.3496
0.3175
 2.86
3.15
2/0 0.331
0.312
3/8-16 0.2923
0.2597
3.42
3.85
1/0 0.306 0.2498  4.00
1 0.283
0.272
5/16-24
5/16-18
0.2136
0.1974
4.68
5.07
2 0.262
0.250
0.1831
0.1667
5.46
6.00
3 0.244
0.228
1/4-32 0.1588
0.1387
 6.30
7.21
4 0.225
0.212
1/4-28
1/4-20
0.1350
0.1199
7.40
8.34
5 0.207 0.1143 8.75
6 0.192
0.190
0.187
0.186
12-2812-24 0.09834
0.09630
0.09328
0.09229
10.17
10.38
10.72
10.84
7 0.177
0.167
10-32 0.08357
0.07440
11.97
13.44
8 0.162
0.160
0.156
10-24 0.07001
0.06829
0.06492
14.28
14.64
15.40
9 0.148
0.144
0.141
8-36
8-32
0.05843
0.05532
0.05303
 17.11
18.08
18.86
10  0.135
0.125
0.04862
0.04168
20.57
23.99
11 0.120
0.115
6-40
6-32
0.03841
0.03528
26.03
28.35
12 0.105
0.096
0.094
5-40
4-48
4-40
0.02941
0.02458
0.02357
 34.00
40.68
42.43
13 0.092 4-36 0.02258  44.29
14 0.080 0.01707 58.57
15 0.072 0.01383 72.31
16 0.062 0.01025 97.52
17 0.054 0.007779 128.56
18 0.048 0.006146 162.70
19 0.041 0.004484 223.00
20 0.035 0.003268 306.02

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3000 Highway 11PelhamAL 35124
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Phone: 205.663.6743
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