Bare Copper Wire and Cable

Bare Copper Conductor. Solid or Stranded.

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Application

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

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Conductor
Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Stranding Class Strand Type Temper Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity Rated Strength (lbs) (kg) DC Resistance at 20°C (ohms/1000') (ohms/km)
106146
14 AWG 14 AWG
1 1
A A
SOL SOL
SD SD
64 1.63
12 19
124.2 56.34
2.525 3.76
106203
12 AWG 12 AWG
1 1
A A
SOL SOL
SD SD
80 2.05
20 29
197.5 89.58
1.588 2.36
106260
10 AWG 10 AWG
1 1
A A
SOL SOL
SD SD
101 2.59
31 47
314 142.43
0.999 1.49
106328
8 AWG 8 AWG
1 1
A A
SOL SOL
SD SD
128 3.26
50 74
95 95
479.8 217.63
0.628 0.93
106567
8 AWG 8 AWG
7 7
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
148 3.77
51 76
95 95
499 226.34
0.6408 0.95
106385
6 AWG 6 AWG
1 1
A A
SOL SOL
SD SD
161 4.11
79 118
125 125
762.9 346.05
0.395 0.59
106658
6 AWG 6 AWG
7 7
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
183 4.66
81 121
130 130
794 360.15
0.403 0.60
106443
4 AWG 4 AWG
1 1
A A
SOL SOL
SD SD
204 5.19
126 188
170 170
1213 550.21
0.249 0.37
106740
4 AWG 4 AWG
7 7
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
231 5.88
129 192
170 170
1320 598.74
0.2534 0.38
106476
3 AWG 3 AWG
1 1
A A
SOL SOL
SD SD
229 5.83
159 237
195 195
1530 694.00
0.197 0.29
106807
3 AWG 3 AWG
7 7
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
260 6.61
162 242
200 200
1670 757.50
0.201 0.30
106500
2 AWG 2 AWG
1 1
A A
SOL SOL
SD SD
257 6.54
201 299
225 225
1929 874.98
0.156 0.23
106864
2 AWG 2 AWG
7 7
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
292 7.42
205 305
230 230
2110 957.08
0.1578 0.23
106955
1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG
7 7
A A
CONV CONV
SD SD
368 9.36
326 485
310 310
3221 1461.02
0.1002 0.15
136168
1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG
19 19
B B
COMBUL COMBUL
SD SD
360 9.14
338 503
355 355
4024 1825.25
0.07949 0.12
106989
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
7 7
A A
CONV CONV
SD SD
413 10.51
411 612
355 355
4062 1842.49
0.07949 0.12
144519
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
19 19
B B
COMBUL COMBUL
SD SD
404 10.26
411 612
355 355
4024 1825.25
0.07949 0.12
107011
3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG
7 7
A A
CONV CONV
SD SD
473 12.03
518 771
410 410
5118 2321.48
0.06304 0.09
144527
3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG
19 19
B B
COMBUL COMBUL
SD SD
454 11.53
520 774
410 410
0.06431 0.10
107045
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
7 7
A A
CONV CONV
SD SD
521 13.25
653 972
480 480
6459 2929.75
0.04999 0.07
136739
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
19 19
B B
COMBUL COMBUL
SD SD
510 12.95
653 972
480 480
6453 2927.03
0.04999 0.07
107078
250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL
19 19
A A
CONV CONV
SD SD
573 14.57
772 1149
530 530
7627 3459.55
0.04231 0.06
161158
250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL
37 37
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
575 14.62
772 1149
530 530
7940 3601.52
0.04231 0.06
148353
300 KCMIL 300 KCMIL
37 37
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
630 16.00
926 1378
590 590
9160 4154.90
0.03526 0.05
107136
350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL
19 19
A A
CONV CONV
SD SD
678 17.23
1081 1608
650 650
10680 4844.36
0.03022 0.04
107193
500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL
37 37
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
813 20.66
1544 2297
810 810
15240 6912.74
0.02116 0.03
107250
750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL
61 61
A A
CONV CONV
SD SD
998 25.35
2316 3446
1040 1040
22890 10382.72
0.0141 0.02
107284
1000 KCMIL 1000 KCMIL
61 61
B B
CONV CONV
SD SD
1152 29.26
3087 4595
1240 1240
30500 13834.56
0.1058 0.16

Standards & References

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.

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