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AWG primarily describes single-strand solid wire. When multiple conductors,or stranded wire,use AWG,it gives the equivalent single-strand cross-section in AWG of all the strands cross-sections added together. Stranded wire typically has three numbers to define it.

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  • What does AWG mean in electrical?

  • American Wire Gauge Conductor Size Table American wire gauge (AWG) is a standardized wire gauge system for the diameters of round, solid, nonferrous, electrically conducting wire. The larger the AWG number or wire guage, the smaller the physical size of the wire. The smallest AWG size is 40 and the largest is 0000 (4/0).

  • What is American Wire Gauge (AWG)?

  • American Wire Gauge (AWG) is the standard way to denote wire size in North America. In AWG, the larger the number, the smaller the wire diameter and thickness. The largest standard size is 0000 AWG, and 40 AWG is the smallest standard size. It may also be called Brown Sharpe wire gauge or simply the gauge of the wire.

  • What is the smallest AWG size?

  • The smallest AWG size is 40 and the largest is 0000 (4/0). AWG general rules of thumb – for every 6 gauge decrease, the wire diameter doubles and for every 3 gauge decrease, the cross sectional area doubles. Note – WM Wire Gauge, US Steel Wire Gauge and Music Wire Gauge are different systems.

  • Can AWG wire be used for networking?

  • Lower AWG may increase the physical strength of the cable and can be useful in situations where it will be coiled, bent, pulled or otherwise handled to stop the cable from breaking internally. Stranded wire is also more resistant to breakage from bending than solid wire. Careful consideration is needed on what AWG wire to use for networking.

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