Bare Copper Wire and Cable

Bare Copper Conductor. Solid.
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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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No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacitiy
106567 0 0 8 AWG 8 AWG 7 7 148 3.77 51 76
106658 0 0 6 AWG 6 AWG 7 7 183 4.66 81 121
106740 0 0 4 AWG 4 AWG 7 7 231 5.88 129 192
106807 0 0 3 AWG 3 AWG 7 7 260 6.61 162 242
106864 0 0 2 AWG 2 AWG 7 7 292 7.42 205 305
106955 0 0 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG 7 7 368 9.36 326 485
106989 0 0 2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG 7 7 413 10.51 411 612
107011 0 0 3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG 7 7 473 12.03 518 771
107045 0 0 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG 7 7 521 13.25 653 972
107078 0 0 250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL 19 19 573 14.57 772 1149
148353 0 0 300 KCMIL 300 KCMIL 37 37 630 16.00 926 1378
107136 0 0 350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL 19 19 678 17.23 1081 1608
107193 0 0 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL 37 37 813 20.66 1544 2297
107250 0 0 750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL 61 61 998 25.35 2316 3446
107284 0 0 1000 KCMIL 1000 KCMIL 61 61 1152 29.26 3087 4595
106146 0 0 64.10 MILS 64.10 MILS 1 1 64 1.63 12 19
106203 0 0 80.80 MILS 80.80 MILS 1 1 80 2.05 20 29
106260 0 0 101.88 MILS 101.88 MILS 1 1 101 2.59 31 47
106328 0 0 128.50 MILS 128.50 MILS 1 1 128 3.26 50 74
106385 0 0 161.98 MILS 161.98 MILS 1 1 161 4.11 79 118
106443 0 0 204.30 MILS 204.30 MILS 1 1 204 5.19 126 188
106476 0 0 229.39 MILS 229.39 MILS 1 1 229 5.83 159 237
106500 0 0 257.60 MILS 257.60 MILS 1 1 257 6.54 201 299

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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