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 is generally made from PVC.PVC is an important protection and insulation for cables where there is a connection to an electric main or power source.


What are hookup and equipment wires?


Hookup 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 applications. 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 meters or reels, allowing for single or multiple usages.


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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. 544-1793
BrandRS PRO
MYR320.68
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2.5 mm² Green/Yellow 13 AWG 50/0.25 mm PVC 4.1mm 100m 750 V Annealed Copper 2491X +70°C - Unshielded -
RS Stock No. 763-7602
BrandRS PRO
MYR178.95
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1 mm² Red 17 AWG 32/0.2 mm Zero Halogen 2.52mm 100m 500 V Copper - +90°C - - -
RS Stock No. 712-5364
BrandRS PRO
MYR51.88
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Yellow 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 544-1816
BrandRS PRO
MYR449.69
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2.5 mm² White 13 AWG 50/0.25 mm PVC 4.1mm 100m 750 V Annealed Copper 2491X +70°C - Unshielded -
RS Stock No. 712-5308
BrandRS PRO
MYR86.32
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.26 mm² Green 23 AWG 1/0.6 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 712-5399
BrandRS PRO
MYR202.28
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Yellow 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.2mm 500m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 712-5294
BrandRS PRO
MYR60.21
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.26 mm² Blue 23 AWG 1/0.6 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 873-9970
BrandRS PRO
MYR113.27
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.33 mm² Red 22 AWG 7/0.25 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 300 V Tinned Copper UL1430 +105°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2367
BrandRS PRO
MYR61.58
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Black/White 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 536-051
BrandRS PRO
MYR770.41
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
6 mm² Red 9 AWG - PVC 4.7mm 100m 750 V Copper 2491X +70°C - - -
RS Stock No. 536-180
BrandRS PRO
MYR659.16
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
6 mm² Black 9 AWG - PVC 4.7mm 100m 750 V Copper 2491X +70°C - - -
RS Stock No. 536-186
BrandRS PRO
MYR703.27
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
6 mm² Blue 9 AWG - PVC 4.7mm 100m 750 V Copper 2491X +70°C - - -
RS Stock No. 535-997
BrandRS PRO
MYR908.89
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
6 mm² Green/Yellow 9 AWG - PVC 4.7mm 100m 750 V Copper 2491X +70°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2068
BrandRS PRO
MYR271.40
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1.1 mm² Yellow 17 AWG 32/0.2 mm PVC 2.65mm 100m 1.5 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - Unshielded -
RS Stock No. 877-5430
BrandRS PRO
MYR221.45
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.13 mm² Black 26 AWG 19/0.1 mm PTFE 0.99mm 100m 600 V Silver Plated Copper MIL-W-16878 +200°C - - -
RS Stock No. 361-759
BrandRS PRO
MYR189.63
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1 mm² Red 17 AWG 32/0.2 mm PVC 2.8mm 100m 750 V Annealed Copper 2491X +70°C - Unshielded -
RS Stock No. 361-838
BrandRS PRO
MYR202.28
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1.5 mm² White 15 AWG 30/0.25 mm PVC 3.4mm 100m 750 V Annealed Copper 2491X - - Unshielded -
RS Stock No. 748-2134
BrandRS PRO
MYR105.10
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Pink 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 536-079
BrandRS PRO
MYR261.34
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1.5 mm² Orange 15 AWG - PVC 3mm 100m 750 V Copper 2491X +70°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2030
BrandRS PRO
MYR265.35
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1.1 mm² Blue 17 AWG 32/0.2 mm PVC 2.65mm 100m 1.5 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - Unshielded -
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