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Square Magnet Wire Specification (Copper and Aluminum)

(1 AWG thru 14 AWG)

Bare Copper

Heavy Build
Size
(AWG)
DIMENSIONS
(inches)
RESISTANCE*
(ohms per mft at 20° C)
SQUARE MILS CORNER RADIUS POUNDS PER Dimensions (inches)
MIN NOM MAX MIN NOM MAX NOM NOM 1000 FT MIN
INCREASE
MIN
O.D.
MAX
O.D.
1 .2684 .2893 .2922 .09627 .09895 .1020 82320 .040 317.2 .003 .2894 .2972
2 .2550 .2576 .2602 .1217 .1253 .1295 64980 .040 250.4 .003 .2580 .2652
3 .2271 .2294 .2317 .1539 .1589 .1648 51250 .040 197.5 .003 .2301 .2367
4 .2023 .2043 .2063 .1949 .2018 .2100 40370 .040 155.6 .003 .2053 .2113
5 .1801 .1819 .1837 .2470 .2568 .2689 31710 .040 122.2 .003 .1831 .1887
6 .1604 .1620 .1636 .3101 .3211 .3345 25360 .032 97.75 .003 .1634 .1686
7 .1429 .1443 .1457 .3929 .4084 .4277 19940 .032 76.86 .003 .1459 .1507
8 .1272 .1285 .1298 .4981 .5210 .5501 15630 .040 60.25 .003 .1302 .1348
9 .1133 .1144 .1155 .6267 .6513 .6812 12510 .026 48.20 .003 .1163 .1205
10 .1009 .1019 .1029 .7951 .8309 .8757 9803 .026 37.78 .003 .1039 .1079
11 .0897 .0907 .0917 .9914 1.033 1.085 7883 .020 30.38 .003 .0927 .0967
12 .0798 .0808 .0818 1.255 1.317 1.397 6185 .020 23.84 .003 .0828 .0868
13 .0710 .0720 .0730 1.565 1.641 1.734 4964 .016 19.13 .003 .0740 .0780
14 .0631 .0641 .0651 1.980 2.094 2.239 3889 .016 14.99 .003 .0661 .0701
*Based on 100% conductivity IACS

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Bare Aluminum

Heavy Build
Size
(AWG)
DIMENSIONS
(inches)
RESISTANCE*
(ohms per mft at 20° C)
SQUARE MILS CORNER RADIUS POUNDS PER Dimensions(inches)
MIN NOM MAX MIN NOM MAX NOM NOM 1000 FT MIN
INCREASE
MIN
O.D.
MAX
O.D.
1 .2684 .2893 .2922 .1558 .1601 .1650 82320 .040 96.46 .003 .2894 .2972
2 .2550 .2576 .2602 .1969 .2028 .2096 64980 .040 76.15 .003 .2580 .2652
3 .2271 .2294 .2317 .2491 .2572 .2666 51250 .040 60.06 .003 .2301 .2367
4 .2023 .2043 .2063 .3154 .3265 .3399 40370 .040 47.30 .003 .2053 .2113
5 .1801 .1819 .1837 .3997 .4156 .4351 31710 .040 37.16 .003 .1831 .1887
6 .1604 .1620 .1636 .5017 .5196 .5412 25360 .032 29.72 .003 .1634 .1686
7 .1429 .1443 .1457 .6357 .6609 .6920 19940 .032 23.37 .003 .1459 .1507
8 .1272 .1285 .1298 .8059 .8431 .8902 15630 .040 18.32 .003 .1302 .1348
9 .1133 .1144 .1155 1.014 1.054 1.102 12510 .026 14.66 .003 .1163 .1205
10 .1009 .1019 .1029 1.286 1.344 1.417 9803 .026 11.49 .003 .1039 .1079
11 .0897 .0907 .0917 1.604 1.672 1.755 7883 .020 9.237 .003 .0927 .0967
12 .0798 .0808 .0818 2.028 2.131 2.260 6185 .020 7.248 .003 .0828 .0868
13 .0710 .0720 .0730 2.532 2.655 2.806 4964 .016 5.817 .003 .0740 .0780
14 .0631 .0641 .0651 3.203 3.389 3.623 3889 .016 4.557 .003 .0661 .0701
*Based on 61.8% conductivity IACS

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