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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