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Bare or Tinned Copper


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  • This is a solid core uninsulated copper wire
  • Your choice of Bare or a Tinned coating
  • All items meet the Mil-Spec AA59551

Part Number AWG Size Stranding Pounds per 1000'
Bare Copper 36 36 Solid .07567
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Bare Copper 26 26 Solid .769
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Bus bar 26 26 Solid .769
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Bare Copper 24 24 Solid 1.22
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Bus bar 24 24 Solid 1.22
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Bare Copper 22 22 Solid 1.95
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Bus bar 22 22

Solid

1.95

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Bare Copper 20 20 Solid 3.09
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Bus bar 20 20 Solid 3.09
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Bare Copper 18 18 Solid 4.93
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Bus bar 18 18 Solid 4.93
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Bare Copper 16 16 Solid 7.82
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Bus bar 16 16 Solid 7.82
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Bare Copper 14 14 Solid 12.43
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Bus bar 14 14 Solid 12.43
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Bare Copper 12 12 Solid 19.77
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Bus bar 12 12 Solid 19.77
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Bare Copper 10 10 Solid 31.43
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Bus bar 10 10 Solid 31.43
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Bare Copper 8 8 Solid 50.00
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Bus bar 8 8 Solid 50.00
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Bare Copper 6 6 Solid 79.50
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Bus bar 6 6 Solid 79.50
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Bare Copper 4 4 Solid 126.35
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Bus bar 4 4 Solid 126.35
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Bare Copper 2 2 Solid 200.92
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Bus bar 2 2 Solid 200.92
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Installing Bare and Tinned Copper Wire


Wires and cables are specifically used to transmit energy. Gold, silver, copper, steel and iron are known to be good conductors of electrical energy. Electrical energy is used by everyone since most of the technologies that man had invented are relying on electrical energy to operate. Man is also using electrical energy in his daily tasks. It had made his job easier. Electrical energy can be a source of heat during the winter months. Since the discovery of its use, different types of cables and wires have been invented and innovated for the reason that the various uses of wires and cables had also expanded. Telecommunication systems are using cable to transmit information from one place to another. One of this wires that have been used by industrial companies and homes are bare and tinned copper wires. These types of wires are used by many for various purposes. It is a type of copper wire that is without insulator but is coated with tin to prevent fraying of the strands. It is known to be non-corrosive and it is also a great conductor of electricity. It use in settings where there is constant exposure to moisture. It used primarily in overhead power sources where it cannot be reached by human hands.

Bare and tinned copper wire are also used to ground electrical systems. When used in this type of setup, it should not be used to transmit electric current due to the fact that it is lacking in insulation and to prevent electrocution of those individuals who will accidental touch the wire without any protection. Electrocution can be fatal. This type of wire is available in various sizes and tempers. It can also be used on other purpose but one should be very careful with it especially if it is used to transmit electricity no matter how low the voltage will be.

Bare and tinned copper wire can be purchased in solid or stranded type and in soft or hard wired. You can purchase this type of wire by meter or by spool. You need to measure the total length of the location where you will install this type of wire to prevent shortages or excesses of the wire you purchase. You need browse various sellers online to compare the prices offered by these sellers. If you intend to buy a huge quantity of wire, choose a seller that offers free shipping to their customers who orders materials from them by bulk. You also need to check the credibility of the seller before purchasing especially if you are transacting with them online. This is to ensure that the wire you have purchased is manufactured within the standards specified by the NEC and other government agencies that is designated to ensure the safety of the wire users. Your failure and of the seller to follow the guidelines provided by these agencies may make you liable in instances that there is an accident due to you or the seller's negligence. You can also ask the seller for other customized services such as cutting the wires in your desired length.

Solid bare copper wire, which is also known as ground wire, is a stock item for WesBell. Our Romex®, which is a type of Electrical wire, comes with a standard ground wire in all of its cables. If you're running separate THHN electrical wires then you might need some of our solid bare copper.

We can also supply you with the Tinned copper version that's often called bus bar wire in awg sizes ranging from #6 to #26. We also offer FREE SHIPPING over $250.00. Call now (800) 334-8400 or buy online through our shopping cart!


Solid Bare Copper Information
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