Current Carrying Capacity of Copper Conductors

Current Carrying Capacity of Copper Conductors (Measured in Amperes)

Conductor SizePolyethylene Neoprene Polyurethane PVC (Semi Rigid) @80CPolypropylene Polyethylene High Density @ 90CPVC Irradiated PVC Nylon@ 105CKynar Polyethylene (Cross linked) Thermoplastic Elastomer @ 125CKapton Teflon Silicone@ 200 C
30 AWG23334
28 AWG34456
26 AWG45567
24 AWG677810
22 AWG89101113
20 AWG1012131417
18 AWG1517182024
16 AWG1922242632
14 AWG2730334045
12 AWG3640455055
10 AWG4755587075
8 AWG65707590100
6 AWG95100105125135
4 AWG120135145170180
2 AWG170180200225240