Since 1940, the International
Association of Drilling Contractors
(IADC) has exclusively
represented the worldwide oil and gas
This page is to provide a single place to look to
for what the safe rated capacities of various size
wires in general use. These are general guidelines
- check with the wire manufacturer or standards body
controlling your installation for any additional specifications.
Keep in mind that temperature and environment have
a dramatic effect on these ratings, and that for wiring
it's much better to err on the side of too large a
wire than too small.
New ElectricalReference Users - Start Here!
Electrical reference is a free resource for all things
electrical. With our extensive product database including
current pricing and manufacturer data sheets, why
use anything else? Oh, and did we mention that its
free? The best way to get started is to search for
a specific part number. With over 1.2 million electrical
parts in our database, we're confident you'll find