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Rope Lay & Bunch Stranded

Specifications and Standards

  • ASTM-B 172 Specification for rope lay stranded copper conductors having bunched stranded members for electrical conductors
  • ASTM-B 3 Specification for soft or annealed copper wire
  • ASTM-B 174 Specification for bunch stranded copper conductors for electrical conductors

Construction

  • Bunch and Stranded Bare Copper

Applications

  • Battery Cables, Arc Furnaces, Jumpers, Welding Cables and Welding Robots

Rope Lay - 24 AWG Strand

Size(AWG/MCM) Construction Number of Wires / inch
Conductor Diameter Approx.
(inches) (mm)
Weight Approximate
lb/1000ft kg/km
6 7 x 9/0.0201 0.21 5.28 79 118
5 7 x 12/0.0201 0.24 6.10 106 158
4 7 x 15/0.0201 0.27 6.82 133 198
3 7 x19/0.0201 0.30 7.68 168 251
2 7 x 23/0.0201 0.33 8.45 204 303
1 7 x 30/0.0201 0.38 9.65 266 396
1/0 7 x 38/0.0201 0.43 10.86 337 502
2/0 7 x 48/0.0201 0.48 12.20 426 634
3/0 7 x 60/0.0201 0.54 13.64 532 792
4/0 19 x 28/0.0201 0.61 15.53 681 1014
250 7 x 7 x 13/0.0201 0.75 19.05 823 1225
300 7 x 7 x 15/0.0201 0.80 20.46 950 1414
350 7 x 7 x 18/0.0201 0.88 22.42 1140 1679
400 7 x 7 x 20/0.0201 0.93 23.63 1267 1885
500 7 x 7 x 25/0.0201 1.04 26.42 1583 2357
750 7 x 19 x 14/0.0201 1.30 32.95 2430 3616
800 7 x 19 x15/0.0201 1.34 34.11 2603 3875
1000 7 x 19 x 19/0.0201 1.51 38.39 3298 4908
1200 7 x 19 x 22/0.0201 1.63 41.31 3819 5683
1500 7 x 19 x 28/0.0201 1.83 46.60 4860 7233
2000 7 x 19 x 36/0.0201 2.08 52.84 6249 9300

* Smaller, intermediate and larger sizes can be produced by request.

Rope Lay - 30 AWG Strand

Size(AWG/MCM) Construction Number of Wires / inch
Conductor Diameter Approx.
(inches) (mm)
Weight Approximate
lb/1000ft kg/km
8 7 x 27/0.010 0.18 4.55 59 88
7 7 x 31/0.010 0.19 4.88 68 101
6 7 x 38/0.010 0.21 5.40 83 124
5 7 x 48/0.010 0.24 6.07 105 157
4 7 x 60/0.010 0.27 6.79 132 196
3 19 x 28/0.010 0.30 7.73 168 251
2 19 x 35/0.010 0.34 8.64 211 314
2 7 x 95/0.010 0.34 8.54 209 311
1 7 x 119/0.010 0.38 9.56 262 390
1/0 19 x 56/0.010 0.43 10.93 337 502
2/0 19 x 70/0.010 0.48 12.22 422 628
2/0 7 x 7 x 27/0.010 0.54 13.66 424 631
3/0 19 x 89/0.010 0.54 13.79 537 799
4/0 19 x 111/0.010 0.60 15.39 669 996
4/0 7 x 7 x 43/0.010 0.68 17.24 669 995
250 7 x 19 x 19/0.010 0.75 19.10 817 1217
300 7 x 7 x 61/0.010 0.81 20.53 958 1426
350 7 x 7 x 72/0.010 0.88 22.31 1131 1638
400 7 x 19 x 31/0.010 0.96 24.20 1334 1986
500 7 x 19 x 38/0.010 1.06 27.01 1635 2434
750 7 x 19 x 57/0.010 1.30 33.08 2453 3651
1000 7 x 19 x 76/0.010 1.50 38.20 3271 4869

* Smaller, intermediate and larger sizes can be produced by request.

Bunch Stranded - 24, 28 and 30 AWG Strand

Size(AWG) Construction Number of Wires / inch
Conductor Diameter Approx.
(inches) (mm)
Weight Approximate
lb/1000ft kg/km
22 7/0.010(30) 0.03 0.77 2.1 3.2
20 7/0.0126(28) 0.03 0.97 3.4 5.1
20 10/0.010(30) 0.03 0.92 3.0 4.5
18 10/0.0126(28) 0.04 1.16 4.9 7.2
18 16/0.010(30) 0.04 1.16 4.9 7.3
16 16/0.0126(28) 0.05 1.47 7.8 11
16 26/0.010(30) 0.05 1.48 8.0 11
14 26/0.0126(28) 0.07 1.87 12 18
14 41/0.010(30) 0.07 1.87 12 18
12 41/0.0126(28) 0.09 2.35 20 29
12 65/0.010(30) 0.09 2.35 20 29
10 26/0.0201(24) 0.11 2.99 32 48
10 65/0.0126(28) 0.11 2.96 31 47
10 104/0.010(30) 0.11 2.97 32 47
9 33/0.0201(24) 0.13 3.37 41 61
8 41/0.0201(24) 0.14 3.75 51 76
7 52/0.0201(24) 0.16 4.23 64 96

* Intermediate and larger sizes can be produced by request.