# How do you calculate the weight of copper in a wire?

## How do you calculate the weight of copper in a wire?

The copper weight is calculated by the cross section of a cable x 9.6 and will be shown in kg / km. For example FLRY 1.50 mm² has a copper weight of 14.4 kg / km (9.6 x 1.5).

How much does cable weight per foot?

6X37 CLASS WIRE ROPE

Nominal Breaking Strength in Tons of 2000lbs (Bright or Drawn Galvanized) Approx. Weight Per Foot (lbs)
Rope Diameter I.P.S. F.C. F.C.
7/8″ 32.2 1.29
1″ 41.8 1.68
1-1/8″ 52.6 2.13

### What does 4 copper wire weigh per foot?

Bare Copper Wire Data

AWG B&S Gauge Diameter (mils) Weight per 1000 ft. (lbs.)
2 257 200
3 229 159
4 204 126
5 182 100

What does 3 0 copper weigh per foot?

#750 mcm weighs about . 83 pounds per foot. Weight: 50.0 lbs/1000ft. or by-the-foot….What does 3 0 copper weigh per foot?

AWG Diameter Weight
000 (3/0) 0.4096 507.9
00 (2/0) 0.3648 402.8

#### What is the weight of one foot of 500 mcm copper wire?

One foot of 500 mcm copper wire weighs 1.544lbs. You may find other information on wire weights at a number of web sites www.alanwire.com is just one. Please click on the “Accept” icon so I may be credited for my work.

What’s the average weight of wire per 1000 feet?

not present 14 SOLID 12.40 15 12 SOLID 19.80 23 10 SOLID 31.43 37 14 19 12.70 16 21

## What do you need to know about bare copper wire?

The following table displays bare copper wire data including the AWG gauge, wire diameter, cross-sectional area, weight per 1000 feet, and resistance per 1000 feet. *A circular mil is a term used to define conductor cross sectional areas using an arithmetic short-cut in which the area of a round wire is taken as “diameter in mils (0.001″) squared”.

How much does a strand of wire weigh?

not present SIZE STRANDS BARE THWN-2 USE-2 18 16 4.92 8 16 19 7.81 12 8 SOLID 50.00