Percon® 15 Conductor Wire

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Key Attributes of Percon 15

  • Is an economical alloy conductor providing high strength and high electrical conductivity.
  • Provides high flex life.
  • Has excellent resistance to corrosive environments.
  • Is environmentally friendly and meets the RoHS requirements.
  • Is available bare or plated with tin, silver or nickel.

Physical Properties

  Soft Temper Hard Drawn
Tensile 45,000 psi 95,000 psi
Elongation 6% 1%
Electrical Conductivity 75% IACS 70% IACS
Electrical Resistivity 13.83 Ω-cmil/ft 14.82 Ω-cmil/ft
Density 0.321 lbs/in³ 0.321 lbs/In³
Thermal Coefficient of Resistance 0.003 /°C 0.003 /°C

Single End Constructions

PERCON 17 - Hard TEMPER
AWG Diameter (inch) Resistance
(Ω/mft)
Weight
(lb/mft)
Break StrG
(lb)
Nom Min Max Max Max Min
30 0.0100 0.0099 0.0101 151 0.309 7.31
31 0.0089 0.0088 0.0090 191 0.245 5.78
32 0.0080 0.0079 0.0081 237 0.198 4.66
33 0.0071 0.0070 0.0072 302 0.157 3.66
34 0.0063 0.0062 0.0064 385 0.124 2.87
35 0.0056 0.0055 0.0057 490 0.0983 2.26
36 0.0050 0.0049 0.0051 617 0.0787 1.79
37 0.0045 0.0044 0.0046 765 0.0640 1.44
38 0.0040 0.0039 0.0041 974 0.0509 1.13
39 0.0035 0.0034 0.0036 1,282 0.0392 0.863
40 0.0031 0.0030 0.0032 1,646 0.0310 0.672
41 0.0028 0.0027 0.0029 2,032 0.0254 0.544
42 0.0025 0.0024 0.0026 2,572 0.0205 0.430
43 0.0022 0.0021 0.0023 3,360 0.0160 0.329
44 0.0020 0.0019 0.0021 4,104 0.0133 0.269
45 0.00176 0.00166 0.00186 5,377 0.0105 0.206
46 0.00157 0.00147 0.00167 6,856 0.00844 0.161
47 0.00140 0.00130 0.00150 8,767 0.00681 0.126
48 0.00124 0.00114 0.00134 11,400 0.00543 0.097
49 0.00111 0.00101 0.00121 14,524 0.00443 0.076
50 0.00099 0.00089 0.00109 18,704 0.00359 0.059
51 0.00088 0.00081 0.00096 22,581 0.00279 0.049
52 0.00078 0.00071 0.00086 29,390 0.00224 0.038
53 0.00070 0.00065 0.00075 29,390 0.00170 0.032
54 0.00062 0.00057 0.00067 45,601 0.00136 0.024

7-Strand Constructions

PERCON 15 - Hard TEMPER
AWG  Const  Diameter (inch) Resistance
(Ω/mft)
Weight
(lb/mft)
Break StrG
(lb)
Min Max Max Max Min
22 7/30 0.0297 0.0303 21.9 2.19 51.2
24 7/32 0.0237 0.0243 34.4 1.41 32.6
26 7/34 0.0186 0.0192 55.8 0.879 20.1
28 7/36 0.0147 0.0153 89.3 0.558 12.5
30 7/38 0.0117 0.0123 141 0.361 7.94
32 7/40 0.00900 0.00960 238 0.220 4.70
34 7/42 0.00720 0.0078- 372 0.145 3.01
36 7/44 0.00570 0.00630 594 0.0946 1.89
38 7/46 0.00441 0.00501 992 0.0598 1.13
40 7/48 0.00342 0.00402 1,650 0.0385 0.679
42 7/50 0.00267 0.00327 2,707 0.0255 0.414

19-Strand Unilay Constructions

PERCON 15 - Hard TEMPER
AWG Const Diameter (inch) Resistance
(Ω/mft)
Weight
(lb/mft)
Break StrG
(lb)
Min Max Max Max Min
18 19/30 0.0467 0.0476 8.08 5.95 139
20 19/32 0.0373 0.0382 12.7 3.83 88.5
22 19/34 0.0293 0.0302 20.6 2.39 54.5
24 19/36 0.0231 0.0241 33.0 1.52 34.0
26 19/38 0.0184 0.0193 52.0 0.981 21.6
28 19/40 0.0142 0.0151 87.9 0.597 12.8
30 19/42 0.0113 0.0123 137 0.394 8.17
32 19/44 0.0090 0.0099 219 0.257 5.12