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Re: #30 magnet wire

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  • patt896
    ... 1000 ft. ... 16 ... or 4 ... 22 AWG ... or ... table
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 27, 2008
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      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, Jack Smith <Jack.Smith@...> wrote:
      >
      > There's an easy to remember rule relating AWG and wire size.
      >
      > No. 10 is 0.100 inch diameter and has a resistance of 1 ohm per
      1000 ft.
      >
      > For every 3 steps in AWG number, the resistance is half or double.
      16
      > ga, for example is 2 steps of 3 so the resistance is doubled twice
      or 4
      > ohms per 1000 ft.
      >
      > Diameter doubles or halves for every 6 steps in ga number. Hence,
      22 AWG
      > will have a diameter of 0.1 x .5 x .5 or 0.025 inches.
      >
      > Diameter is 72% or 144% change with 3 ga. numbers--72% for smaller
      or
      > 144% for larger.
      >
      > If you remember these simple relationships, you can carry a wire
      table
      > around in the back of your head.
      >
      > Jack K8ZOA
      > www.cliftonlaboratories.com
      >
      > >
      > >Thats great, Jack. Wonderful... Who knew????
      >
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