is soft drawn bare copper meeting the
requirements of ASTM Specification B-3. Gauge sizes 14 thru 10
are solid conductors.
The insulation is a linear low density, high molecular weight
polyethylene for systems applications of up to 600 volts.
Suitable for use as power and control wire for
Soft drawn bare copper (ASTM Specs. B-3 and B-8)
Solid (14 awg thru 10 awg)
Conductor Size Insulation Thickness
14 awg thru 10 awg .045
Material must be able to pass the following tests without showing
signs of degradation:
The insulation shall not show any cracks
when sample is bent around a 3X mandrel after being
subjected to –25° C for four (4) hours.
AC test voltage, 60 seconds at 7500 volts.
Mechanical Water Absorption—
Insulation shall not absorb
more than 25 mg mass of water per square inch.
Sunlight Resistance Test—
Samples conditioned for
300 hours of carbon-arc or xenon-arc exposure.