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What is the difference between 16 AWG and 18 AWG cord?
Many power cords and other 鈥渆xternal鈥?cords will be 16 AWG rather than 18 AWG because they are thicker and can withstand a little more abuse. These are the cords people choose to power their builds and other electronics.
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.
What does AWG mean on a wire?
It is the standard system that helps people select the thickness of a wire they will use for a product. The measurement is of the cross-section of a solid, rounded electrical wire. The higher an AWG number is, the thinner or smaller the wire will be.
What is the relationship between AAWG and wire diameter?
AWG and Wire Diameter The first thing to remember about wire gauge is its inverse relationship to wire diameter. The smaller the gauge, the larger the diameter of the wire. The larger the diameter of a wire, the less electrical resistance there is for the signals it carries.