Cable and wire AWG Conversion Chart | Railwayscenics

Cable and wire AWG Conversion Chart

We have compiled this table which gives the closest equivalent size cross references between metric and American wire sizes and their European equivalents. Some approximations have been made to keep the table uncomplicated.

AWG MM SQ UK WIRE SIZE
32 0.03 7/0.079
30 0.05  
28 0.08 7/0.127
26 0.14  
24 0.25 1/0.6, 10/0.1, 7/0.2
22 0.34  
21 0.38 55/0.1
22 0.50 UL  
20 0.5 16/0.2
19 0.75 UL  
18 0.75 24/0.2
18 UL 1.0 UL  
17 1 32/0.2
16 1.5 30/0.25
15 2.0 63/0.2
14 2.5 50/0.25
12 4  
10 6  
8 10  
6 16  
4 25  
2 35  
1 50  

UL (United Laboratories) is the American equivalent of the United Kingdoms BS standard.