Bare Copper
Wire and Cable


Bare Copper Conductor. Solid and Stranded.

 

 

 



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APPLICATIONS

 

Solid and stranded (classes AA and A) bare copper are suitable for overhead transmission and distribution applications. Stranded conductor of greater flexibility (classes B and C) are suitable for uninsulated hook up, jumpers, and grounds in electrical construction. Soft Drawn copper is unilay construction.

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS 

 

Southwire's bare copper wire and cable meets or exceeds the following ASTM specifications:

 

  B-1    Hard-Drawn Copper Wire.

  B-2    Medium-Hard Copper Wire.

  B-3    Soft or Annealed Copper Wire.

  B-8    Concentric-Lay-Stranded Hard, Medium-Hard or Soft Copper Conductor.

  B-33  Tinned Conductors

  B-787  19 Wire Combination Unilay-Stranded  Soft copper wire.

 

 

CONSTRUCTION

 

Bare copper, solid or stranded. Available in tempers hard, medium-hard, or soft. Stranded conductors are concentrically stranded in hard and medium-hard tempers and are Combination Unilay stranded in the soft-drawn temper.

Size
(AWG)
Weight
(lbs/1000 ft)
Diameter
(mils)
Circular Mil
Area (mils)
Hard Drawn
Medium-Hard Drawn
Soft-Drawn (Annealed)
Allowable
Ampacity+
Rated
Strength>
(lbs)
DC Resistance
(ohms/1000 ft)
@20C
Rated
Strength
(lbs)
DC Resistance
(ohms/1000 ft)
@20C
Rated
Strength
(lbs)
DC Resistance
(ohms/1000 ft)
@20C
SOLID
1412.464.14110213.52.626166.62.613124.22.525--
1315.7725180268.02.083208.82.072156.62.003--
1219.880.86530336.91.652261.21.643197.51.588--
1124.990.78230422.91.310327.61.303249.01.260--
1031.4101.910380529.21.039410.41.033314.0.999--
939.6114.413090661.2.824514.2.820380.5.792--
850128.516510826.0.653643.9.650479.8.62895
763144.3208201030.0.518806.6.515605.0.498105
679.4162262401280.0.4111010.0.409762.9.395125
5100.2181.9330901591.0.3261265.0.324961.9.313145
4126.3204.3417401970.0.2581584.0.2571213.0.249170
3159.3229.4526202439.0.2051984.0.2041530.0.197195
2200.9257.6663603003.0.1632450.0.1621929.0.156225
1253.3289.3836903688.0.1293024.0.1282432.0.124260

+Ampacity based on 75°C conductor temperature; 25°C ambient temperature; 2 ft./sec. wind in sun.

Size
(AWG)
Stranding
Stranding
Class
Weight
(lbs/1000 ft)
Diameter (mils)
Hard Drawn
Medium-Hard Drawn
Soft-Drawn (Annealed)
Allowable
Ampacity+
Individual
Wires
Complete
Conductor
Rated
Strength
(lbs)
DC Resistance
(ohms/1000 ft)
@20C
Rated
Strength
(lbs)
DC Resistance
(ohms/1000 ft)
@20C
Rated
Strength
(lbs)
DC Resistance
(ohms/1000 ft)
@20C
STRANDED
87B5149146777.6663610.6629499.640895
67B81611841228.4191959.4169794.4030130
47A, B128.9772321938.26361505.26221320.2534170
37A, B162.5872602433.20901885.20791670.2010200
27A, B204.9972923050.16602360.16502110.1578230
17A258.41093283801.13162955.13092552.1252265
1/07A, AA326.11233684752.10423705.10373221.1002310
2/07A, AA410.91384145926.082674640.082244062.07949355
2/019B410.9844186690.082674765.082244024.07949355
3/07A, AA518.11554647366.065565812.065225118.06304410
4/07A, AA653.31745229154.051997278.051726459.04999480
4/019B653.31065289617.051997479.051726453.04999480
25019A771.911557411360.044008836.043787627.04231530
25037B771.98257511600.044008952.043787940.04231530
30019A926.212662813510.0366710530.036489160.03526590
35019A1080.613667915590.0314312200.0312710680.03022650
50037A, B1543.811681422510.0220017550.0218915240.02116810
60037A, AA1852.512789127020.0183421060.0182518300.01763910
75061A, B2315.611199834090.0146726510.0145922890.014101040
100061A, B3087.5128115245030.0110035100.0109430500.010581240

+Ampacity based on 75C conductor temperature; 25C ambient temperature; 2 ft./sec. wind in sun.