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What is the size of a 1 gauge wire?
1 gauge wire is the first 鈥榥on-negative or 0鈥?wire gauge. 1 gauge wire diameter is 7.348 mm and it has a 42.4 mm2 (1 AWG to mm2) cross-section or area. Given the 42.4 mm2 thickness, the 1 AWG copper wire has a current-carrying ampacity of 130 amps at 75C.
What is the difference between 2 gauge and 4 gauge wire?
2 gauge cable: Single-core 2 gauge wire is rated at 170 amps, dropping to 57 amps for cables with 43 cores or more. 4 gauge cable: A 4 gauge single-core is rated at 120 amps, reduced to just 35 amps in a cable of 43 or more cores. #2 Difference: Type of Wire
How many amps can AWG wire gauge handle?
American Wire Gauge standards range from 0000 (which can handle up to 302 amps) to 40 (which can handle up to 0.0137 amps). Most household and commercial wiring demands range from 2 (95 amp maximum) or 3 (85 amp maximum) to 14 (15 amp maximum). In the table below, we outline all of the AWG cable sizes and their unique properties.
What is the diameter of an N-gauge wire?
The n gauge wire diameter dn in inches (in) is equal to 0.005in times 92 raised to the power of 36 minus gauge number n, divided by 39: The n gauge wire diameter dn in millimeters (mm) is equal to 0.127mm times 92 raised to the power of 36 minus gauge number n, divided by 39: