Conductor Stranding

Compact and
Compressed
Diameters

Conductor
Size
AWG or
kcmil

Number
of
Wires

Compact
Diameter
inches

Compress
Diameter
inches

8.....
6.....
4
.....
2
.....

7.....
7
.....
7
.....
7
.....

0.134....
0.169
....
0.213
....
0.268
....

0.141....
0.178
....
0.225
....
0.283
....

1.....
1/0
.....
2/0
.....
3/0
.....
4/0
.....

19.....
19
.....
19
.....
19
.....
19
.....

0.299....
0.336
....
0.376
....
0.423
....
0.475
....

0.322....
0.361
....
0.406
....
0.456
....
0.512
....

250.....
300
.....
350
.....
400
.....
500
.....

37.....
37
.....
37
.....
37
.....
37
.....

0.520....
0.570
....
0.616
....
0.659
....
0.736
....

0.558....
0.611
....
0.661
....
0.706
....
0.789
....

600.....
750
.....
800
.....
900
.....
1000
.....

61.....
61
.....
61
.....
61
.....
61
.....

0.813....
0.908
....
0.938
....
0.999
....
1.060
....

0.866....
0.968
....
1.000
....
1.060
....
1.117
....

 

Solid and concentric stranding

Conductor
Size
AWG
or
kcmil

Circular
Mil
Cross-
Sectional
Area

Sq.
MM

SOLID

CLASS “B” STRANDING

CLASS “C” STRANDING

CONDUCTOR WGT.

Conductor
Diameter
Mils

Conductor Weight
(lb./M ft.)

Number
of
Wires

Diameter
of Each
Wire
Mils

Conductor
Diameter
(in.)

Number
of
Wires

Diameter
of Each
Wire
Mils

Conductor
Diameter
(in.)

Class “B” & “C”
Strandings
(lb./M ft.)

Aluminum

Copper

Aluminum

Copper

24.....
22
.....
20
.....

404
640
1,020

   0.205
   0.324
   0.519

20.1...
25.3
...
32.0
...

—  ... 
—  
... 
0.942
.

1.22
1.94
3.10

7...
7
...
7
...

7.6...
9.6
...
12.1
...

0.023...
0.029
...
0.036
...

...
...
...

....
....
....

......
......
......

—      
—      
—      

1.24..
1.98
..
3.15
..

19.....
18
.....
16
.....

1,290
1,620
2,580

   0.653
   0.823
   1.310

35.0...
40.3
...
50.8
...

1.19...
1.49
...
2.38
...

3.90
4.92
7.81

7...
7
...
7
...

13.6...
15.2
...
19.2
...

0.041...
0.046
...
0.058
...

...
...
...

....
....
....

......
......
......

—      
—      
—      

3.98..
5.01
..
7.97
..

14.....
12
.....
10
.....

4,110
6,530
10,380

   2.080
   3.310
   5.260

64.1...
80.8
...
101.9
...

3.78...
6.01
...
9.56
...

12.44
19.77
31.43

7...
7
...
7
...

24.2...
30.5
...
38.5
...

0.073...
0.092
...
0.116
...

19...
19
...
19
...

14.7...
18.5
...
23.4
...

0.074...
0.093
...
0.117
...

—      
6.13
...
9.75
...

12.7..
20.2
..
32.0
..

9.....
8
.....
7
.....

13,090
16,510
20,820

   6.630
   8.370
  10.550

114.4...
128.5
...
144.3
...

12.04...
15.20
...
19.16
...

39.63
50.00
63.03

7...
7
...
7
...

43.2...
48.6
...
54.5
...

0.130...
0.146
...
0.164
...

19...
19
...
19
...

26.2...
29.5
...
33.1
...

0.131...
0.146
...
0.166
...

12.30...
15.15
...
19.16
...

40.4..
51.0
..
64.2
..

6.....
5
.....
4
.....

26,240
33,090
41,740

  13.300
  16.670
  21.150

162.0...
181.9
...
204.3
...

24.15...
30.45
...
38.44
...

79.40
100.20
126.40

7...
7
...
7
...

61.2...
68.8
...
77.2
...

0.184...
0.206
...
0.232
...

19...
19
...
19
...

37.2...
41.7
...
46.9
...

0.186...
0.209
...
0.235
...

24.60...
31.10
...
39.20
...

81.0..
102.0
..
129.0
..

3.....
2
.....
1
.....

52,620
66,360
83,690

  26.670
  33.620
  44.210

229.4...
257.6
...
289.3
...

48.43...
61.07
...
77.03
...

159.30
200.90
253.30

7...
7
...
19
...

86.7...
97.4
...
66.4
...

0.260...
0.292
...
0.332
...

19...
19
...
37
...

52.6...
59.1
...
47.6
...

0.263...
0.296
...
0.333
...

49.40...
62.30
...
78.60
...

162.0..
205.0
..
258.0
..

1/0.....
2/0
.....
3/0
.....

105,600
133,100
167,800

  53.490
  67.430
  85.010

324.9...
364.8
...
409.6
...

97.15...
122.50
...
154.40
...

319.60
402.90
507.90

19...
19
...
19
...

74.5...
83.7
...
94.0
...

0.373...
0.419
...
0.470
...

37...
37
...
37
...

53.4...
60.0
...
67.3
...

0.374...
0.420
...
0.471
...

99.10...
125.00
...
157.00
...

326.0..
411.0
..
518.0
..

4/0.....
250
.....
300
.....

211,600
—  
...
— 
... 

 107.200
 127.000
 152.000

460.0...
— 
...  
...   

194.70...
...   
...   

640.50
  —  
  —  

19...
37
...
37
...

105.5...
82.2
...
90.0
...

0.528...
0.575
...
0.630
...

37...
61
...
61
...

75.6...
64.0
...
70.1
...

0.529...
0.576
...
0.631
...

199.00...
235.00
...
282.00
...

653.0..
772.0
..
926.0
..

350.....
400
.....
500
.....

—  .. 
—  
...
—  
...

 177.000
 203.000
 253.000

...   
...   
...   

...   
...   
...   

  —  
   —  
  —  

37...
37
...
37
...

97.3...
104.0
...
116.2
...

0.681...
0.728
...
0.813
...

61...
61
...
61
...

75.7...
81.0
...
90.5
...

0.681...
0.729
...
0.815
...

329.00...
376.00
...
469.00
...

1081.0..
1235.0
..
1544.0
..

600.....
750
.....
1000
.....

—   ..
— 
... 
...  

 304.000
 380.000
 507.000

...   
...   
...   

...   
...   
...   

  —  
  —  
  —  

61...
61
...
61
...

99.2...
110.9
...
128.0
...

0.893...
0.998
...
1.152
...

91...
91
...
91
...

81.2...
90.8
...
104.8
...

0.893...
0.999
...
1.153
...

563.00...
704.00
...
939.00
...

1853.0..
2316.0
..
3088.0
..

1250.....
1500
.....
1750
.....

— ... 
—  
...
— 
... 

 633.000
 760.000
 887.000

...   
...   
...   

...   
...   
...   

  —  
  —  
  —  

91...
91
...
127
...

117.2...
128.4
...
117.4
...

1.289...
1.412
...
1.526
...

127...
127
...
169
...

99.2...
108.7
...
101.8
...

1.290...
1.413
...
1.527
...

1173.00...
1408.00
...
1643.00
...

3859.0..
4631.0
..
5403.0
..

2000.....
2500
.....

...  
...  

1010.000
1263.000

...   
...   

...   
...   

  —  
  —  

127...
127
...

125.5...
140.3
...

1.632...
1.824
...

169...
169
...

108.8...
121.6
...

1.632...
1.824
...

1877.00...
2370.00
...

6175.0..
7794.0.
.