Re: copper magnet wire

Bill Noble wrote:

> Wire size is called the wire "gage" - smaller numbers mean bigger wire.  If
> I remember right, the wire's gage is the number of wires (without
> insulation) that will fit in a square inch - so "1" wire has a 1 inch
> diameter, 2 has a 1/sqrt(2) or about 3/4 inch diameter and so on.  There are
> tables of these wire sizes in many reference books.

And in the list archives too. The wire size is called "gauge", not gage.

Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz