Wires, Cables, Busbar and More Wires – Isolation, Day 21

I never thought I would make a video about wires. This is what 3 weeks of isolation does to you. Wires, Cables, Aluminium, Copper, Busbar, …

Wire size table

Wire size table

This is a table combined of American Wire Gauge AWG (Chassis Wiring, single free hanging wire) table and the European standards for machine wiring at +40 oC, EN 60204-1.

AWG Diameter Cross section area Amperage value Max frequency for 100% skin depth
  12.36 mm 120 mm2 221 A  
0000 11.68 mm 107.16 mm2 380 A 125 Hz
  11.00 mm 95 mm2 192 A
000 10.40 mm 84.97 mm2  328 A 160 Hz
  9.44 mm 70 mm2 155 A
00 9.27 mm 67.40 mm2  283 A 200 Hz
0 8.25 mm 53.46 mm2  245 A 250 Hz
  7.98 mm 50 mm2 123 A
1 7.35 mm 42.39 mm2  211 A 325 Hz
  6.67 mm 35 mm2 114 A
2 6.54 mm 33.61 mm2  181 A 410 Hz
3 5.83 mm 26.65 mm2  158 A 500 Hz
  5.64 mm 25 mm2 88 A
4 5.19 mm 21.14 mm2  135 A 650 Hz
5 4.62 mm 16.76 mm2  118 A 810 Hz
  4.51 mm 16 mm2 70 A
6 4.11 mm 13.29 mm2  101 A 1100 Hz
7 3.67 mm 10.55 mm2  89 A 1300 Hz
  3.57 mm 10 mm2 52 A
8 3.26 mm 8.36 mm2  73 A 1650 Hz
9 2.91 mm 6.63 mm2  64 A 2050 Hz
  2.76 mm 6 mm2 37 A
10 2.59 mm 5.26 mm2  55 A 2600 Hz
11 2.30 mm 4.17 mm2  47 A 3200 Hz
  2.26 mm 4 mm2 30 A
12 2.05 mm 3.31 mm2 41 A 4150 Hz
13 1.83 mm 2.63 mm2 35 A 5300 Hz
  1.78 mm 2.50 mm2 22 A
14 1.63 mm 2.08 mm2 32 A 6700 Hz
15 1.45 mm 1.65 mm2 28 A 8250 Hz
  1.38 mm 1.5 mm2 16.1 A
16 1.29 mm 1.31 mm2 22 A 11 kHz
17 1.15 mm 1.04 mm2 19 A 13 kHz
  1.13 mm 1 mm2 11.5 A
18 1.02 mm 0.82 mm2 16 A 17 kHz
  0.98 mm 0.75 mm2 9.1 A
19 0.91 mm 0.65 mm2 14 A 21 kHz
20 0.81 mm 0.52 mm2  11 A 27 kHz
  0.80 mm 0.5 mm2 7.1 A
21 0.72 mm 0.41 mm2  9 A 33 kHz
22 0.65 mm 0.33 mm2  7 A 42 kHz
  0.62 mm 0.3 mm2 5 A
23 0.57 mm 0.26 mm2  4.7 A 53 kHz
24 0.51 mm 0.20 mm2 4 A 68 kHz
25 0.45 mm 0.16 mm2 2.7 A 85 kHz
26 0.40 mm 0.13 mm2 2.2 A 107 kHz
27 0.361 mm 0.102 mm2 1.7 A  130 kHz
28 0.321 mm 0.081 mm2  1.4 A 170 kHz
29 0.286 mm 0.0642 mm2  1.2 A 210 kHz
30 0.255 mm 0.0509 mm2  0.86 A 270 kHz
31 0.227 mm 0.0404 mm2  0.7 A 340 kHz
32 0.202 mm 0.0320 mm2  0.53 A 430 kHz
33 0.180 mm 0.0254 mm2  0.43 A 540 kHz
34 0.160 mm 0.0201 mm2  0.33 A 690 kHz
35 0.143 mm 0.0160 mm2 0.27 A 870 kHz
36 0.127 mm 0.0127 mm2  0.21 A 1100 kHz
37 0.113 mm 0.01 mm2  0.17 A 1350 kHz
38 0.101 mm 0.00797 mm2  0.13 A 1750 kHz
39 0.0887 mm 0.00632 mm2  0.11 A 2250 kHz
40 0.0799 mm 0.00501 mm2  0.09 A 2900 kHz