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American Conductor Stranding - AWG Table

AWG (Americal Wire Gauge) = Actual Cross Section in mm² and Conductor Resistance

AWG is shown below with its exact equivalent value in mm² and diameter (mm).

AWG NumberCable Cross Section in mm²Outer Diameter Ø mmConductor Resistance in Ohm/km
1000 MCM 50729,30,036
90045627,80,04
75038025,40,048
60030422,70,061
55027921,70,066
50025320,70,07
45022819,60,08
40020318,50,09
35017717,30,10
30015216,00,12
25012714,60,14
4/0107,211,680,18
3/085,010,400,23
2/067,49,270,29
053,48,250,37
142,47,350,47
233,66,540,57
326,75,830,71
421,25,190,91
516,84,621,12
613,34,111,44
710,63,671,78
88,343,262,36
96,622,912,77
105,262,593,64
114,152,304,44
123,312,055,41
132,631,837,02
142,081,638,79
151,651,4511,2
161,311,2914,7
171,041,1517,8
180,82301,024023,0
190,65300,912028,3
200,51900,812034,5
210,41200,723044,0
220,32400,644054,8
230,25900,573070,1
240,20500,511089,2
250,16300,4550111,0
260,12800,4050146,0
270,10200,3610176,0
280,08040,3210232,0
290,06460,2860282,0
300,05030,2550350,0
310,04000,2270446,0
320,03200,2020578,0
330,02520,1800710,0
340,02000,1600899,0
350,0161

0,1430

1125,0
360,01230,12701426,0
37

0,0100

0,1130

1800,0
380,007950,10102255,0
390,006320,08972860,0

4/0 is also known as 0000; 1 mil = inch = 0,0254 mm
*shown in MCM (circular mills) for bigger cross sections

1 CM = 1 Circ. mil = 0,0005067 mm²
1 MCM = 1000 Circ. mils = 0,5067 mm²


UL/CSA current-carrying capacity for flexible cables

Hook-up wire at ambient temperature up to 30°C

AWGCross Section in mm²Current-Carrying Capacity in Ampere
240,213,5 A
220,335,0 A
200,526,0 A
180,829,5 A
161,3120 A
142,0824 A
123,3234 A
105,2652 A
88,3575 A
613,2995 A
421,14120 A
326,65154 A
233,61170 A
142,38180 A

 

Correction-factors at ambient temperature over 30°C

For temperatures over 30°C, multiply the current-carrying capacity in the tables times correction-factor (f) to obtain the allowable current.

Ambient Temperature °CCorrection-Factor (f)
31-350,91
36-400,82
41-450,71
46-500,58

 

Multi conductor AWG cables at ambient temperature up to 30°C
AWGCross Section
in mm²
Current-Carrying Capacity in Ampere 
(Number of Cores)
  up to 34 - 67 - 2425 - 4243 and above
240,2121,61,41,21,0
220,3332,42,11,81,5
200,5254,03,53,02,5
180,8275,64,94,23,5
161,31108,07,06,05,0
142,081512,010,59,07,5
123,322016,014,012,010,0
105,263024211815
88,354032282420
613,295544383327
421,147056494235
326,658064564840
233,619576665747
142,3811088776655

 

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