To read a wire size chart one must examine the column listing various sized gauges of wire, then read across the row to gather the information for that particular gauge of wire. Wire size charts are often designed to sho... More »

An amperage wire size chart can be found on Blue Sea Systems or PowerStream. The former gives the chart at 30 degrees Celsius and other temperatures. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

To access the NEC Table for wire size and amp information, visit The website offers a chart showing temperature ratings of conductors according to size and material, whether it is aluminum or copper-based. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Electrical

Use a wire gauge amp chart to determine the approximate wire size for an electrical load. There are separate charts for different types of wire. Since the resistance of electricity is dependent on several factors, the ch... More »

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research publishes a wire gauge chart on its website. The chart shows average wire gauges along with current limits for each gauge along with maximum amps for chassis wiring and... More »

The electrical wire size, or gauge, required to complete a particular installation is not calculated, but rather selected from a table. With sizes standardized by the American wire gauge system, this table relates wire g... More »

To find the right wiring connections, look at the side of the wires for information, such as gauge, wire material, voltage and wire type. Match up new wires and wire connectors with the wire type. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Electrical