Re: Magnet Wire


The density of copper is 8.96 g/cm^3.  For 22AWG wire (.643mm diameter), that's
2.912g/m.  In a 250g roll, you'll get about 85 meters.  Figure about 340
meters of
22AWG wire per kg.  (For those in using US, thta's about 500 feet per
pound).  For
some reason, those numbers seem low, but that's what trusty "Tex" says.

Hope that helps


Tesla List wrote:

> Original Poster: "Alexander Rice" <alexjrice-at-hotmail-dot-com>
> To - anyone who lives in the uk,
>                                                if you live in the uk you may
> have heard of a largely mail order electronics supplier called maplins,
if you
> have a catalogue look up the enamel wire section, they sell 250g reels of
> enamel copper 22 swg wire, which they reckon is about 1.5 Km i.e - enough to
> wind an 8" * 50" coil for arounf 5, that's cheap... or wrong, does
anyone know
> how much 1m of copper wire weighs? or knows the density of copper?
> thanks
> Alex