logo

Loaded current capability of Different size wire

Loaded current capability of Different size copper wire 

American Wire Gauge

(AWG)

Dia of copper Cross sectional area

(mm²)

Resistance

(Ω/km)

Max Current
10# 2.59 mm/0.102″ 5.26 3.36 40 A
12# 2.05 mm/0.081″ 3.332 5.31 25 A
14# 1.63 mm/0.064″ 2.075 8.45 15 A
16# 1.29 mm/0.051″ 1.318 13.5 10 A
18# 1.02 mm / 0.04″ 0.8107 21.4 6 A
20# 0.813 mm / 0.032″ 0.5189 33.9 4 A
22# 0.643 mm /0.0253″ 0.3247 54.3 2 A
24# 0.511 mm/0.02″ 0.2047 89.4 1.3 A
26# 0.404 mm/0.0159″ 0.1281 148 0.8 A

 

Translate »