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Millimeter
Body
American
size
Jewelry
or Brown
& Sharp Millimeters
Non-U.S.
50
.02515
.0254
49
.02819
.0305
48
.0315
47
.03556
46
.03988
.0406
45
.0447
44
.05029
.0508
43
.05639
.06096
42
.06325
41
.07112
40
.07976
.08128
39
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.00353
.09144
38
.10058
.1016
.11176
.11303
.11684
37
.11303
.11684
.12192
36
.127
.13208
.1397
35
.14249
.14732
.1524
34
.16002
.15748
.16764
.17272
.1778
33
.17831
.1905
.19304

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Inch
Birmingham French
& Moen
Imperial
or Stubs
Gauge
Gauge
Standard
S.W.G.
.00099
.001
50
.00111
.0012
49
.00124
.00140
.00157
.0016
48
.00176
.00198
.002
47
.00222
.0024
46
.00249
.00280
45
.00314
.0032
44
.00353
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.0036
43
.00396
.0040
36
42
.0044
41
50
.00445
.0046
49
.00445
.0046
49
.0048
40
48
.0050
35
47
.0052
39
46
.0055
45
.00561
.0058
44
.0060
38
43
.00630
.0062
42
.0066
41
.0068
37
.007
34
.00702
40
.0075
39
.0076
36

American
or Brown
& Sharp
32

31

30

29

28

27

26

25

24

23

22

Millimeter
Body
size
Jewelry
Millimeters
Non-U.S.
.20193
.2032
.21336
.2159
.22657
.2286
.23368
.2413
.2540
.26416
.27432
.28575
.29464
.29972
.3048
.31496
.32106
.3302
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.33528
.34544
.35560
.36043
.37592
.381
.40488
.4064
.41148
.41656
.43942
.45466
.4572
.4597
.5000
.508
.51054
.5182
.55880
.57328
.5842
.60960
.6350
.64364

Inch

.00795
.0080
.0084
.0085
.00892
.0090
.0092
.0095
.01002
.0104
.0108
.01125
.0116
.0118
.0120
.0124
.01264
.0130
.0132
.0136
.0140
.01419
.0148
.0150
.01594
.0160
.0162
.0164
.0173
.0179
.0180
.0181
.0197
.0200
.0201
.0204
.0220
.02257
.0230
.0240
.0250
.02534

Birmingham
or Stubs
Gauge

French

British
Imperial
Standard
S.W.G.

33

Washburn
& Moen
Gauge
38

35
37
32

36
34
35

31

33
34
32
31
33

30
30
29
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28

31
30

28
29
27
28
27
27
26

26
26
25

25
25
24
24
23
23

American
or Brown
& Sharp

21
20

19

18e

17

16f

15

14 a

13

Millimeter
Inch
Body
size
Jewelry
Millimeters
Non-U.S.
.6502
.0256
.6553
.0258
.7112
.0280
.72288
.02846
.7264
.0286
.78892
.03106
.7925
1/32
.0312
.8000
.0315
.80518
.0317
.8128
.0320
.8839
.0348
.8890
.0350
.9042
.0356
.91161
.03589
.9144
.036
1
1
.0394
1.016
.04
1.02362
.0403
1.0414
.041
1.0668
.042
1.14935
.04525
1.1887
3/64
.0468
1.2
1.2
.0472
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1.2065
.0475
1.2192
.0480
1.2446
.0490
1.29083
.05082
1.3564
.0534
1.3716
.0540
1.4224
.0560
1.44932
.05706
1.4732
.0580
1.5000
.0591
1.5875
1/16
.0625
1.6
1.6000
.0630
1.62712
.06406
1.6510
.0650
1.67
.066
1.82753
.07196

Birmingham
or Stubs
Gauge

French

British
Imperial
Standard
S.W.G.

Washburn
& Moen
Gauge
23

22

22
22

21
21

21
20

20

20
30
19
19
19

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18

18
40
17
17
17
16
16
16
50

American
or Brown
& Sharp

Millimeter
Body
size
Jewelry
Millimeters
Non-U.S.
1.8228
1.9837
2

12b
11

2.4

10c

9

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3.2
8d

7

2.0000
2.0320
2.05232
2.1082
2.3048
2.3241
2.3368
2.3825
2.4000
2.4130
2.5000
2.58801
2.6340
2.6416
2.6797
2.7
2.7686
2.780
2.90652
2.9134
2.9464
3.0000
3.0480
3.0607
3.1750
3.2000
3.2512
3.26365
3.3
3.4036
3.4290
3.5712
3.6576
3.66471
3.7

Inch

Birmingham
or Stubs
Gauge

.0720
5/64
.0781
.0787
.0800
.0808
.0830
.09074
.0915
.0920
3/32
.0938
.0945
.0950
.0984
.10189
.1037
.1040
.1055
.1063
.1090
7/64
.10937
.11443
.1147
.1160
.1181
.1200
.1205
1/8
.125
.1260
.1280
.12849
.1299
.134
.1350
9/64
.1406
.1440
.14428
.1457

15

French

British
Imperial
Standard
S.W.G.
15

Washburn
& Moen
Gauge

14

14

15

60

14
70
13
13

13

12
12
80
12

11
90
11
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10
10
10
10
9
11

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or Brown
& Sharp

Millimeter
Body
size
Jewelry
Millimeters
Non-U.S.
3.7592
3.7668
3.97
4

6

4.4704
4.3663
4.5720
4.62128
4.7
4.7625

5

5
4

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3
6

2

1

4
4.064
4.1148
4.1910
4.3
4.366

4.8768
5.0000
5.1562
5.18947
5.2578
5.3
5.3848
5.5575
5.5880
5.7
5.7226
5.82727
5.8928
6.0000
6.0452
6.1900
6.3
6.3500
6.4008
6.5438
6.5786
6.7
7.34822

Inch

Birmingham
or Stubs
Gauge

.148
.1483
5/32
.1563
.1575
.1600
.16202
.165
.1693
11/64
.1719
.1760
.1770
.1800
.18194
.1850
3/16
.1875
.1920
.1969
.2030
.20431
.2070
.2087
.2120
7/32
.2188
.2200
.2244
.2253
.22942
.2320
.2362
.2380
.2437
.248
.2500
.2520
.25763
.2590
.2638
.2893

9

French

British
Imperial
Standard
S.W.G.

Washburn
& Moen
Gauge
9

12
8
8
8
13
7
7
7
14
6

6

15
6
5
16
5
5
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18
4
3
19
3
3
20

American
or Brown
& Sharp

Millimeter
Body
size
Jewelry
Millimeters
Non-U.S.
6.6675
7.0104
7.1450
7.1882
7.2136
7.3
7.6200
7.7851
7.9375

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8

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.82296
8.25144
8.0000
8.4074
8.6360
8.7
8.7300
8.8392
9.2075
9.26592
9.3
9.4488
9.5250
10
10.0025
10.16
10.3200

3/0

4/0

10.40486
10.7
10.7950
10.9347
10.9728
11.1125
11.3
11.5316
11.684
11.7221
11.7856

Inch

.2625
.2760
9/32
.2813
.2830
.2840
.2874
.3000
.3065
5/16
.3125
.3240
.32486
.3150
.3310
.3400
.3425
.3437
.3480
.3625
.3648
.3661
.3720
3/8
.3750
.3937
.3938
.4000
13/32
.4063
.40964
.4213
.4250
.4305
.4320
7/16
.4375

Birmingham
or Stubs
Gauge

French

British
Imperial
Standard
S.W.G.

Washburn
& Moen
Gauge
2

2
1
2
22
1

1
0
0
24
2/0

0
26
2/0
3/0
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30
2/0

4/0
4/0

32
3/0
5/0
5/0
34

.4540
.46
.4615
.4640

4/0
6/0
6/0

American
or Brown
& Sharp

Millimeter
Body
size
Jewelry
Millimeters
Non-U.S.
12.0000
12.4460
12.7000
13.0000
13.1191
14.0000
14.732
15.0000
15.8750
16.0000
17.0000
18.0000
19.0000
20.0000

Inch

.4724
.4900
½ .5
.5118
.5165
.5512
.5800
.5906
5/8
.6250
.6300
.6693
.7087
.7480
.7874

Birmingham
or Stubs
Gauge

French

British
Imperial
Standard
S.W.G.

Washburn
& Moen
Gauge
7/0

5/0

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