Technical Data

American Wire Gauge to Metric ( AWG - mm2)

AWGmm2AWGmm2AWGmm2
30 0.05 12 4 300MCM 150
28 0.08 10 6 350MCM 185
26 0.14 8 10 500MCM 240
24 0.25 6 16 600MCM 300
22 0.34 4 25 750MCM 400
21 0.38 2 35 1,000MCM 500
20 0.5 1 50
18 0.75 1/0 55
17 1 2/0 70
16 1.5 3/0 95
14 2.5 4/0 120

Automotive SAE Recommended Conductors

AWG SizeNumber of StrandsNominal O.D. of StrandAWG SizeNumber of StrandsNominal O.D. of Strand
22 7/30 .0100 6 133/27 .0142
20 7/28 .0126 4 61/22 .0253
18 16/30 .0100 4 133/25 .0179
18 19/32 .0080 2 133/23 .0218
16 19/29 .0113 1 133/22 .0243
14 19/27 .0142 1/0 133/21 .0275
12 19/23 .0226 2/0 133/20 .0309
8 19/21 .0285 3/0 266/22 .0249
6 37/21 .0285 4/0 418/23 .0226
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