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SPEC A185

April, 2010

AWG (American Wire Gauge) to mm2 (Millimeters squared) Conversion


AWG to mm CONVERSION TABLE

mm to AWG CONVERSION TABLE

AWG/kcmil

[mm]*

mm

[mm] *

AWG/kcmil

20
18
16
14
12
10
8
6
4
2
1
1/0
2/0
3/0
4/0
250
300
350
400
450
500
600
750
800
1000

0.52
0.82
1.31
2.08
3.31
5.26
8.36
13.3
21.2
33.6
42.4
53.5
67.4
85.0
107
127
152
177
203
228
253
304
380
405
507

0.5
0.75
1.5
2.5
2.5
4
6
10
16
25
35
35
50
70
95
95
120
120
150
185
185
240
240
300
400
400
500

0.52
0.82
1.31
2.08
3.31
3.31
5.26
8.36
13.3
21.2
33.6
42.4
53.5
67.4
85.0
107
107
127
152
177
203
228
253
304
380
405
507

20
18
16
14
12
12
10
8
6
4
2
1
1/0
2/0
3/0
4/0
4/0
250
300
350
400
450
500
600
750
800
1000

* Equivalent mm2 cross-sectional area

Multiple AWG choices consult responsible engineer for required ampacity

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