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ABCi Wire

Copper Tempered Wire

Specifications and Standards

  • ASTM-B 1 -81 Specification for hard-drawn copper wire
  • ASTM-B 3 -74 Specification for soft or annealed copper wire

Applications

  • Higher tensile strength jumpers, electric interconnections and rivets

Copper Tempered Wire : Soft Drawn & Hard Drawn Solids*

Size(AWG)
Conductor Diameter Approx.
(inches) (mm)
Weight Approximate
lb/1000ft kg/km
17 0.045 1.15 6.2 9.2
16 0.050 1.29 7.8 11
15 0.057 1.45 9.8 14
14 0.064 1.63 12 18
13 0.072 1.83 15 23
12 0.080 2.05 19 29
11 0.090 2.30 24 37
10 0.101 2.59 31 46
9 0.114 2.90 39 58
8 0.128 3.26 49 74
7 0.144 3.66 63 93
6 0.162 4.11 79 118
4 0.204 5.19 126 187
3 0.229 5.83 159 237
2 0.257 6.54 200 299

*Medium-Hard Drawn can be produced by request