Hookup & Equipment Wire

Hookup and equipment wires are usually insulated and flexible wiring. Used internally for electrical or electronic equipment, the sheathed cover of the wires are generally made from PVC.


PVC is an important protection and insulation for cables where there is a connection to an electric mains or power source.


What are hook-up and equipment wires?


Hook up wires usually contain tin or copper, or the two are used in conjunction with one another in braid, solid or strands. Copper wire is an excellent conductor of electricity, and therefore copper is generally used in cables. A variance of copper is used in wires, such as tinned, nickel plated or annealed.


These types of wires come in a variety of colours. The choice of coloured casing allows for easy identification when using more than one cable at a time for internal wiring.


What are they used for?


Hook up wires or copper equipment wires as they are also known, are primarily used for low voltage application. Hook up wire can be used in circuit boards, plugs, socket, computers, meters, auto-motives and other electronics. Other applications range from household appliances to machinery.


What wires do RS offer?


RS offers a wide range of electrical wire, where the cross sectional area ranges from 0.05 mm² up to 35 mm² in size. They also range in American Wire Gauge from 2 AWG up to 30 AWG, and are available in metres or reels, allowing for single or multiple usage.


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Description Price Cross Sectional Area Sheath Colour American Wire Gauge Core Strands Insulation Material Outer Diameter Length Voltage Rating Conductor Material Wire Style Maximum Operating Temperature Fire Behaviour Shield Type Series
RS Stock No. 712-5327
BrandRS PRO
MYR49.19
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Black 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2276
BrandRS PRO
MYR144.04
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.75 mm² White 18 AWG 24/0.2 mm PVC 2.3mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2314
BrandRS PRO
MYR666.88
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.75 mm² White 18 AWG 24/0.2 mm PVC 2.3mm 500m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 712-5367
BrandRS PRO
MYR202.28
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Black 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.2mm 500m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 209-4811
BrandRS PRO
MYR58.77
1 Reel of 50 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.05 mm² Red 30 AWG 1/0.25 mm Kynar 0.5mm 50m 300 V Silver Plated Copper - +130°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2171
BrandRS PRO
MYR370.08
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Purple 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 500m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 712-5333
BrandRS PRO
MYR46.09
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Green 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 712-5373
BrandRS PRO
MYR175.89
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Green 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.2mm 500m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2131
BrandRS PRO
MYR92.44
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Purple 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2184
BrandRS PRO
MYR506.16
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Yellow 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 500m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2143
BrandRS PRO
MYR133.03
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Yellow 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2162
BrandRS PRO
MYR380.48
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Grey 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 500m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 361-721
BrandRS PRO
MYR147.68
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1 mm² Blue 17 AWG 32/0.2 mm PVC 2.8mm 100m 500 V Annealed Copper 2491X +70°C - Unshielded -
RS Stock No. 361-822
BrandRS PRO
MYR183.32
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1.5 mm² Red 15 AWG 30/0.25 mm PVC 3.4mm 100m 750 V Annealed Copper 2491X +70°C - Unshielded -
RS Stock No. 748-2121
BrandRS PRO
MYR105.10
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Grey 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 874-0236
BrandRS PRO
MYR186.63
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.33 mm² Red 22 AWG 19/0.16 mm PTFE 1.52mm 100m 300 V ac Silver Plated Copper UL1180 +200°C - - -
RS Stock No. 544-1800
BrandRS PRO
MYR336.72
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2.5 mm² Red 13 AWG 50/0.25 mm PVC 4.1mm 100m 750 V Annealed Copper 2491X +70°C - Unshielded -
RS Stock No. 801-5047
BrandRS PRO
MYR59.74
1 Reel of 50 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.05 mm² Green 30 AWG 1/0.25 mm ETFE 0.55mm 50m 300 V Silver Plated Copper MIL-W-81822/13 +160°C - - -
RS Stock No. 712-5317
BrandRS PRO
MYR87.99
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.26 mm² Red 23 AWG 1/0.6 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 801-5081
BrandRS PRO
MYR113.78
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.05 mm² Green 30 AWG 1/0.25 mm ETFE 0.55mm 50m 300 V Silver Plated Copper MIL-W-81822/13 160°C - - -
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