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Battery Cable

Product Guide & Information

Battery cables and automotive primary wires specifications: different types of wires with their temperature ratings, measurements and weights.
battery cables
battery cables

Battery Cables

SGX battery cables:

SGX battery cables can be used for automotive starters or battery grounds where resistance to abrasion, heat and aging is needed.
Recommended temperature range: -40°C to 125°C.

Gauge Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness Cable Diameter Weight per 1000 ft.
6 133/27 0.06 in. 0.32 in. 130 lbs.
4 61/22 0.065 in. 0.36 in. 160 lbs.
2 133/23 0.065 in. 0.44 in. 258 lbs.
1 133/22 0.065 in. 0.48 in. 322 lbs.
1/0 1064/30 0.065 in. 0.53 in. 431 lbs.
2/0 1330/30 0.065 in. 0.58 in. 499 lbs.
3/0 1627/30 0.078 in. 0.67 in. 603 lbs.
4/0 2109/.010 0.078 in. 0.75 in. 779 lbs.

SGT battery cables:

SGT battery cables may be used in starter or battery ground circuits in accordance with SAE J-1127.
Recommended temperature range: -40°C to 80°C.

Gauge Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness Cable Diameter Weight per 1000 ft.
6 133/27 0.06 in. 0.32 in. 105 lbs.
4 61/22 0.065 in. 0.36 in. 160 lbs.
2 133/23 0.065 in. 0.44 in. 243 lbs.
1 133/22 0.065 in. 0.48 in. 303 lbs.
1/0 1064/30 0.065 in. 0.52 in. 374 lbs.
2/0 1330/30 0.065 in. 0.57 in. 463 lbs.
3/0 1627/30 0.078 in. 0.68 in. 603 lbs.
4/0 2109/.010 0.078 in. 0.74 in. 749 lbs.

STX battery cables:

STX battery cables are good for all purposes and can be used anywhere under the hood and under the car.
Recommended temperature range: -40°C to 125°C.

Gauge Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness Cable Diameter Weight per 1000 ft.
6 133/27 0.044 in. 0.282 in. 105 lbs.
4 133/.0171 0.044 in. 0.331 in. 160 lbs.
2 133/.0220 0.044 in. 0.418 in. 243 lbs.




Automotive Primary Wires

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GXL primary wires:

GXL wire is intended for use in engine compartments where higher heat resistance is required according to SAE J-1128.
Recommended temperature range: -40°C to 125°C.

Gauge Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness Cable Diameter Weight per 1000 ft.
18 19/.0092 0.023 in. 0.092 in. 8.0 lbs.
16 19/29 0.023 in. 0.103 in. 10.5 lbs.
14 19/27 0.023 in. 0.117 in. 16.0 lbs.
12 19/25 0.026 in. 0.142 in. 24.0 lbs.
10 19/23 0.031 in. 0.179 in. 38.0 lbs.

SXL primary wires:

SXL automotive primary wire may be used in engine compartments where higher heat resistance is required according to SAE J-1128.
Recommended temperature range: -40°C to 125°C.

Gauge Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness Cable Diameter Weight per 1000 ft.
18 16/30 0.03 in. 0.107 in. 9.5 lbs.
16 19/29 0.032 in. 0.12 in. 12.7 lbs.
14 19/27 0.035 in. 0.141 in. 19.0 lbs.
12 19/25 0.037 in. 0.163 in. 27.6 lbs.
10 19/23 0.041 in. 0.193 in. 40.6 lbs.
8 19/21 0.043 in. 0.227 in. 68.0 lbs.

TXL primary wires:

TXL primary Wire may be used in automotive applications where a small diameter and minimal weight is desirable.
Recommended temperature range: -40°C to 125°C.

Gauge Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness Cable Diameter Weight per 1000 ft.
18 19/.0092 0.016 in. 0.078 in. 6.9 lbs.
16 19/29 0.016 in. 0.088 in. 9.4 lbs.
14 19/27 0.016 in. 0.103 in. 14.1 lbs.
12 19/25 0.018 in. 0.126 in. 22.2 lbs.
10 19/23 0.02 in. 0.153 in. 33.0 lbs.

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