AWG to Sq.mm & Diameter Table

American Wire Gauge(AWG)

Equation

diameter [mm] = 0.127 * 92 ^ ((36-AWG)/39)

AWG = -(ln (diameter [mm]/0.127) / (ln (92) * 39) - 36)

 

 

American Wire Gauge
(AWG)

Diameter
(inches)

Diameter
(mm)

Cross Sectional Area(sq.mm)
(mm2)

Common metric equivalent(sq.mm)
(mm2)

0000

0.46

11.68

107.16

 

000

0.4096

10.40

84.97

 

00

0.3648

9.27

67.40

 

0

0.3249

8.25

53.46

 

1

0.2893

7.35

42.39

35.0

2

0.2576

6.54

33.61

35.0

3

0.2294

5.83

26.65

 

4

0.2043

5.19

21.14

25.0

5

0.1819

4.62

16.76

 

6

0.162

4.11

13.29

16.0

7

0.1443

3.67

10.55

 

8

0.1285

3.26

8.36

10.0

9

0.1144

2.91

6.63

 

10

0.1019

2.59

5.26

6.0

11

0.0907

2.30

4.17

4.0

12

0.0808

2.05

3.31

2.5

13

0.072

1.83

2.63

2.5

14

0.0641

1.63

2.08

2.5

15

0.0571

1.45

1.65

1.5

16

0.0508

1.29

1.31

1.5

17

0.0453

1.15

1.04

1.0

18

0.0403

1.02

0.82

0.75

19

0.0359

0.91

0.65

 

20

0.032

0.81

0.52

0.5

21

0.0285

0.72

0.41

 

22

0.0254

0.65

0.33

 

23

0.0226

0.57

0.26

 

24

0.0201

0.51

0.20

 

25

0.0179

0.45

0.16

 

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