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. 873-9986
BrandRS PRO
$32.36
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.33 mm² Green 22 AWG 7/0.25 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 300 V Tinned Copper UL1430 +105°C - - -
RS Stock No. 872-5274
BrandRS PRO
$33.51
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.33 mm² Black 22 AWG 17/0.16 mm XLPE 1.58mm 100m 300 V Tinned Copper UL3266 +125°C - - -
RS Stock No. 836-0802
BrandRS PRO
$75.58
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1.5 mm² Grey 15 AWG - Polyolefin Cross-linked EI5, Type EI 5 to EN 50363-5 3.5mm 100m 750 V Copper - +90°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2197
BrandRS PRO
$34.47
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Orange/Red 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 873-9973
BrandRS PRO
$32.89
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.33 mm² Blue 22 AWG 7/0.25 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 300 V Tinned Copper UL1430 +105°C - - -
RS Stock No. 811-7566
BrandRS PRO
$32.78
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Black 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.42mm 100m 300 V Copper UL1007 +105°C Flame Retardant Tinned Copper -
RS Stock No. 873-9983
BrandRS PRO
$31.13
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.33 mm² Orange 22 AWG 7/0.25 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 300 V Tinned Copper UL1430 +105°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2339
BrandRS PRO
$25.85
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² Black/Orange 24 AWG 7/0.2 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 873-9995
BrandRS PRO
$32.36
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.33 mm² Purple 22 AWG 7/0.25 mm PVC 1.6mm 100m 300 V Tinned Copper UL1430 +105°C - - -
RS Stock No. 359-863
BrandRS PRO
$86.15
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
- Yellow - - Tefzel - 100m - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 544-1793
BrandRS PRO
$125.37
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. 873-8876
BrandRS PRO
$27.89
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.08 mm² Black 28 AWG 7/0.12 mm XLPE 1.2mm 100m 6 kV dc Tinned Copper UL3239 +105°C - - -
RS Stock No. 748-2232
BrandRS PRO
$131.96
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.52 mm² Green/Yellow 20 AWG 16/0.2 mm PVC 1.6mm 500m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 712-5320
BrandRS PRO
$30.17
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.26 mm² White 23 AWG 1/0.6 mm PVC 1.2mm 100m 1 kV Tinned Copper BS4808 +85°C - - -
RS Stock No. 801-5063
BrandRS PRO
$46.63
1 Reel of 50 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² White 24 AWG 1/0.51 mm ETFE 0.81mm 50m 300 V Silver Plated Copper MIL-W-81822/13 +160°C - - -
RS Stock No. 836-0789
BrandRS PRO
$43.86
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.75 mm² White 22 AWG 22/1.0 mm Polyolefin Cross-linked EI5 2.8mm 100m 500 V Copper - +90°C - - -
RS Stock No. 872-4505
BrandRS PRO
$26.88
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.2 mm² White 24 AWG 11/0.16 mm MPPE 1.12mm 100m 600 V Tinned Copper UL11028 +105°C - - -
RS Stock No. 801-5044
BrandRS PRO
$24.71
1 Reel of 50 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.05 mm² Red 30 AWG 1/0.25 mm ETFE 0.55mm 50m 300 V Silver Plated Copper MIL-W-81822/13 +160°C - - -
RS Stock No. 873-8863
BrandRS PRO
$217.32
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
0.26 mm² Red 23 AWG 3/0.07 mm PVC 1.7mm 100m 250 V Copper - +105°C - - -
RS Stock No. 111-3146
BrandRS PRO
$284.63
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
1.3 mm² White 16 AWG 19/0.3 mm Polyamide 1.92mm 100m 600 V ac Nickel Plated Copper - +260°C Low Smoke Density - -
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