2013 Drake Smith - Please do not use or reproduce this elsewhere.  Feel free to link to it though.

Wire Gauge

WIRE GAUGE SELECTION

Circuit Amps

Circuit Watts

AWG (for length in feet)

12V

12V

3'

5'

7'

10'

15'

20'

25'

0 to 5

30

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

6

36

18

18

18

18

18

18

16

7

42

18

18

18

18

18

18

16

8

48

18

18

18

18

18

16

16

10

60

18

18

18

18

16

16

16

11

66

18

18

18

18

16

16

14

12

72

18

18

18

18

16

16

14

15

90

18

18

18

18

14

14

12

18

108

18

18

16

16

14

14

12

20

120

18

18

16

16

14

12

10

22

132

18

18

16

16

12

12

10

24

144

18

18

16

16

12

12

10

30

180

18

16

16

14

10

10

10

40

240

18

16

14

12

10

10

8

50

300

16

14

12

12

10

10

8

100

600

12

12

10

10

6

6

4

150

900

10

10

8

8

4

4

2

200

1200

10

8

8

6

4

4

2

 

WIRE SIZES

Metric (mm2) AWG AWG Wire Diameter (in)
0.5 20 0.032
0.8 18 0.040
1.0 16 0.051
2.0 14 0.064
3.0 12 0.081
5.0 10 0.102
8.0 8 0.128
13.0 6 0.162
19.0 4 0.204
32.0 2 0.258
52.0 0 0.365

AWG = American Wire Gauge

2013 Drake Smith - Please do not use or reproduce this elsewhere.  Feel free to link to it though.