AWG VS.

METRIC WIRE SIZES
Stranding/
Wire
Diameter
Per Strand

Approximate
Overall
Diameter

Circ.
Mils

Equivalent
Circ.
Mils

Awg.
Size

Metric
Wire
Size
mm2


1020

1620
1620

987

1480


1974
1974


20

18
18

0.50

0.75


1.0
1.0

1/.032
7/.0121
1/.039
1/.0403
7/.0152
1/.045
7/.017

1/.813
7/.307
1/.991
1/1.02
7/.386
1/1.14
7/.432

.032
.036
.039
.040
.046
.045
.051

2580
2580


4110
4110



2960
2960

16
16


14
14



1.5
1.5

1/.0508
7/.0192
1/.055
7/.021
1/.0641
7/.0242

1/1.29
7/.488
1/1.40
7/5.33
1/1.63
7/.615



6530
6530

4934
4934


7894
7894



12
12

2.5
2.5


4
4

1/.071
7/.027
1/.0808
7/.0305
1/.089
7/.034

10380
10380


13090
13090



11840
11840

10
10


9
9



6
6

16510
16510


20820
20820



19740
19740

8
8


7
7

26240
26240

33090
41740



31580



52620
66360

49340
49340


69070
69070

Stranding/
Wire
Diameter
Per Strand

Approximate
Overall
Diameter

Circ.
Mils

Equivalent
Circ.
Mils

Awg.
Size

Metric
Wire
Size
mm2

0.81
0.91
0.99
1.02
1.16
1.14
1.30

83690

105600
133100

167800
167800


98680


138100

1

1/0
2/0

3/0
3/0


50


70

19/.0664
19/.073
19/.0745
19/.0837
19/.086
19/.094
37/.0673

19/1.69
19/1.85
19/1.89
19/2.13
19/2.18
19/2.39
37/1.71

.332
.365
.373
.419
.430
.470
.471

8.43
9.27
9.46
10.6
10.9
11.9
12.0

.051
.058
.055
.063
.064
.073

1.29
1.46
1.40
1.60
1.63
1.84



211600

250 MCM
300 MCM

187500
187500

237.8 MCM



4/0


95
95

120

150

19/.101
37/.072
19/.1055
37/.081
37/.0822
37/.090

19/2.57
37/1.83
19/2.68
37/2.06
37/2.09
37/2.29

.505
.504
.528
.567
.575
.630

12.8
12.8
13.4
14.4
14.6
16.0

1/1.80
7/.686
1/2.05
7/.775
1/2.26
7/.864

.071
.081
.081
.092
.089
.102

1.80
2.06
2.05
2.32
2.26
2.59

1/.1019
7/.0385
1/.109
7/.042
1/.1144
7/.0432

1/2.59
7/.978
1/2.77
7/1.07
1/2.91
7/1.10

.102
.116
.109
.126
.1144
.130

2.59
2.93
2.77
3.21
2.91
3.30

350 MCM

400 MCM


500 MCM
500 MCM


365.1 MCM

473.6 MCM
473.6 MCM








185

240
240

37/.0973
37/.100
37/.104
37/.114
61/.089
37/.1162
61/.0905

37/2.47
37/2.54
37/2.64
37/2.90
61/2.26
37/2.95
61/2.30

.681
.700
.728
.798
.801
.813
.814

17.3
17.8
18.5
20.3
20.3
20.7
20.7



10
10

1/.1285
7/.0486
1/.141
7/.054
1/.1443
7/.0545

1/3.26
7/1.23
1/3.58
7/1.37
1/3.67
7/1.38

.128
.146
.141
.162
.144
.164

3.26
3.70
3.58
4.12
3.67
4.15


600 MCM
700 MCM
750 MCM
750 MCM

592.1 MCM




789.4 MCM






300




400

61/.099
61/.0992
61/.1071
61/.1109
91/.0908
61/.114

61/2.51
61/2.52
61/2.72
61/2.82
91/2.31
61/2.90

.891
.893
.964
.998
.999
1.026

22.6
22.7
24.5
25.4
25.4
26.1

800 MCM

800 MCM

1000 MCM 986.8 MCM
1000 MCM


1233.7 MCM







500

625

61/.1145
91/.0938
61/.1280
91/.1048
91/.117

61/2.91
91/2.38
61/3.25
91/2.66
91/2.97

1.031
1.032
1.152
1.153
1.287

26.2
26.2
29.3
29.3
32.7

6
6

5
4



16

1/.162
7/.0612
7/.068
7/.0688
7/.0772

1/4.11
7/1.55
7/1.73
7/1.75
7/1.96

.162
.184
.204
.206
.232

4.11
4.66
5.18
5.24
5.88

1250 MCM

1250 MCM

1500 MCM

1500 MCM


1578.8 MCM









800

91/.1172
127/.0992
91/.1284
127/.1087
91/.132

91/2.98
127/2.52
91/3.26
127/2.76
91/3.35

1.289
1.290
1.412
1.413
1.452

32.7
32.8
35.9
35.9
36.9



3
2

25
25


35
35

7/.085
19/.052
7/.0867
7/.0974
7/.100
19/.061

7/2.16
19/1.32
7/2.20
7/2.47
7/2.54
19/1.55

.255
.260
.260
.292
.300
.305

6.48
6.60
6.61
7.42
7.62
7.75


1973.5 MCM
2000 MCM

2000 MCM



1000

91/.147
91/3.73
127/.1255 127/3.19
169/.1088 169/2.76

1.617
1.632
1.632

41.1
41.5
41.5

in

mm

in

mm

in

mm

in

DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE AND CAR WIRING CABLE
Conductor Stranding
19/.0117
19/27
19/25
27/24
37/24
61/24
91/24
105/24
125/24
150/24
225/24
275/24
325/24
450/24
550/24
650/24
775/24
925/24
1100/24
1325/24
1600/24
1925/24
2300/24
2750/24

176

Approx. Size Awg
16
14
12
10
8
6
5
4
3
2
1
1/0
2/0
3/0
4/0

Circular Mil Area
2601
3831
6088
10910
14950
24640
36760
42420
50500
60600
90900
111100
131300
181800
222200
262600
313100
373700
444400
535300
646400
777700
929200
1111000

Conductor Diameter Inches
.060
.070
.090
.123
.140
.180
.220
.240
.260
.325
.390
.420
.460
.565
.590
.660
.740
.790
.870
.940
1.025
1.120
1.230
1.370

mm

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