American wire gauge

   The American standard that specifies the wire size.

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  • American wire gauge — (AWG), also known as the Brown Sharpe wire gauge, is a standardized wire gauge system used since 1857 predominantly in the United States for the diameters of round, solid, nonferrous, electrically conducting wire. [ASTM Standard B 258 02,… …   Wikipedia

  • American Wire Gauge — American Wire Gauge, abgekürzt AWG ist eine Kodierung für Drahtdurchmesser und wird überwiegend in Nordamerika verwendet. Sie kennzeichnet elektrische Leitungen aus Litzen und massivem Draht und wird vor allem in der Elektrotechnik zur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • American Wire Gauge — Pour les articles homonymes, voir AWG. Gabarit AWG. L American Wire Gauge (abrégé en AWG, également connu sous le nom de Brown and Sharp (B S) Wire Gauge ) est une unité de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • American wire gauge — noun A standard for the measurement of the diameter of wire, especially of non ferrous, electrically conducting wire …   Wiktionary

  • American Wire Gauge —    Abbreviated AWG. A measurement system that specifies copper wire by thickness; as thickness increases, the AWG number decreases. Some common conductor gauges are:    • RS 232 C: 22 or 24 AWG    See also cabling standards; EIA/TIA 586; Type 1 9 …   Dictionary of networking

  • American Wire Gauge — …   Википедия

  • Wire gauge — is a measurement of how large a wire is, either in diameter or cross sectional area. This determines the amount of electric current a wire can safely carry, as well as its electrical resistance and weight per unit of length. Wire gauge is… …   Wikipedia

  • Wire gauge — Wire Wire (w[imac]r), n. [OE. wir, AS. wir; akin to Icel. v[=i]rr, Dan. vire, LG. wir, wire; cf. OHG. wiara fine gold; perhaps akin to E. withy. [root]141.] [1913 Webster] 1. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jewelry wire gauge — is a measure of the diameter or gauge of wire used in jewelry manufacture. Wire is a single, usually cylindrical, elongated strand of drawn metal. This definition is currently correct, but was not correct when wire was first invented over 2,000… …   Wikipedia

  • Birmingham Wire Gauge — Birmingham Wire Gauge, abgekürzt BWG ist eine britische Kodierung für massiven Draht. Das System wurde Anfang bis Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts durch die Birmingham Wire Gauge Company eingeführt. Diese Firma war seinerzeit der bedeutendste… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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