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BARE COPPER

STRANDED CONDUCTOR

Bare or Tinned

Soft (Annealed), Medium Hard, Hard Drawn

16 AWG - 4/0 AWG

Description

Stranded conductors offer greater flexibility than solid.

Application

Suitable for use in electrical grounding systems (including counterpoise grounding) and on insulators for overhead transmission and distribution applications.

Standards

ASTM Standards: B-1 (hard drawn), B-2 (medium hard drawn),
       B-3 (soft or annealed), B-8 (concentric lay stranded), B-33 (tinned),
       B-787 (combination strand)
REA/RUS Approved
Federal Standard QQ-W-343
RoHS Compliant

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VIEW PRODUCT DATA TABLE

Part

Number

 

Size

(AWG)

Strand

(no.)

Stranding

Class

 

Nominal

Diameter

(in.)

Approx.

Net Weight

(lb./1000')

HARD

DRAWN
Min. Breaking Strength

(lbs.)

HARD

DRAWN

DC Resistance

(OHMS/1000') @ 20°C

MED HARD

DRAWN

Min. Breaking Strength

(lbs.)

MED HARD

DRAWN

DC Resistance

(OHMS/1000') @ 20°C

SOFT

(BARE)

DC Resistance

(OHMS/1000') @ 20°C

SOFT

(TINNED)

DC Resistance

(OHMS/1000') @ 20°C

Ampacity*

 

BST26S16

16

26

K

0.058

     7.97

   124.7

4.2590

   100.4

4.2370

4.0960

4.1100

-

BST7S14

14

  7

B

0.073

   12.70

   197.1

2.6790

   157.7

2.6650

2.5800

2.6800

-

BST7S12

12

  7

B

0.092

   20.20

   311.1

1.6850

   247.7

1.6760

1.6200

1.6900

-

BST7S10

10

  7

B

0.115

   32.00

   491.7

1.0600

   388.9

1.0540

1.0200

1.0600

-

BST7S8

8

  7

B

0.143

   50.90

   777.0

0.6663

   610.0

0.6629

0.6408

0.6654

  98

BST7S6

6

  7

B

0.181

   81.00

1,228.0

0.4191

   959.0

0.4169

0.4030

0.4196

124

BST7S4

4

  7

A,B

0.230

128.90

1,938.0

0.2636

1,505.0

0.2622

0.2540

0.2637

155

BST7S3

3

  7

A,B

0.254

162.50

2,433.0

0.2090

1,885.0

0.2079

0.2010

0.2086

-

BST3S2

2

  3

AA

0.320

202.90

2,912.0

0.1641

2,298.0

0.1633

0.1578

-

209

BST7S2

2

  7

A,B

0.284

204.90

3,050.0

0.1660

2,360.0

0.1650

0.1594

0.1657

209

BST7S1

1

  7

A,AA

0.328

258.40

3,801.0

0.1316

2,955.0

0.1309

0.1265

0.1302

-

BST19S1

1

19

     B**

0.316

258.40

3,902.0

0.1316

3,039.0

0.1309

0.1265

0.1313

-

BST7S1/0

1/0

  7

A,AA

0.368

325.80

4,752.0

0.1042

3,705.0

0.1037

0.1002

0.1031

282

BST19S1/0

1/0

19

     B**

0.357

325.80

4,897.0

0.1042

3,802.0

0.1037

0.1003

0.1043

282

BST7S2/0

2/0

  7

A,AA

0.414

410.90

5,927.0

0.0826

4,640.0

0.0822

0.0795

0.0818

329

BST19S2/0

2/0

19

     B**

0.402

410.90

6,153.0

0.0826

4,765.0

0.0822

0.0795

0.0826

329

BST7S3/0

3/0

  7

A,AA

0.464

518.10

7,360.0

0.0655

5,812.0

0.0652

0.0631

0.0649

382

BST19S3/0

3/0

19

     B**

0.450

518.10

7,702.0

0.0655

5,973.0

0.0652

0.0631

0.0655

382

BST7S4/0

4/0

  7

A,AA

0.522

653.30

9,154.0

0.0519

7,278.0

0.0517

0.0499

-

444

BST19S4/0

4/0

19

     B**

0.509

653.30

9,617.0

0.0519

7,479.0

0.0517

0.0500

0.0515

444

BST61S4/0

4/0

61

D

0.530

653.30

9,903.0

0.0519

7,728.0

0.0517

0.0500

0.0520

444

*Per NEC Table 310.15 (B)(21). Based on conductor temperature of 80°C; ambient temperature of 40°C; 2 ft./sec. wind. **Ref ASTM B-787  NOTE: The data shown is approximate and subject to standard industry tolerance.

 

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