# How much does 3 0 copper wire weigh?

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## How much does 3 0 copper wire weigh?

Specifications: Size AWG: 3/0. Weight per 1,000 ft: 570 lbs.

## How much does 3 0 Copper Thhn weigh?

3/0 Black Stranded CU SIMpull THHN Wire is 289lbs.

**How much does a foot of copper wire weigh?**

Bare Copper Wire Data

AWG B&S Gauge | Diameter (mils) | Weight per 1000 ft. (lbs.) |
---|---|---|

4 | 204 | 126 |

5 | 182 | 100 |

6 | 162 | 79.4 |

7 | 144 | 62.8 |

### How many feet of copper wire are in a pound?

Soft Copper Wire of 16 gauge comes in 1 lb spool and measures 126 ft.

### How do I calculate the weight of a wire?

Because its cross-sectional area is machined to such precision, calculating a wire’s weight is as simple as multiplying the cross section by the length by the density of the material.

**How much does a foot of wire weigh?**

A 0000 gauge wire will weigh 640.5005 lbs per 1000 feet while a 40 gauge wire will weigh 0.0299 lbs per 1000 feet Standard copper wire weight information can be found in the following chart.

#### How do you calculate weight per foot of wire?

#### What does 4 0 copper weigh per foot?

Specifications: Size AWG: 4/0. Weight per 1,000 ft: 710 lbs. Outside Diameter: 0.660 inches.

**What does 500 feet of copper weigh?**

Q:How much does a 500 ft. roll of 1/0 Str copper wire weigh? A: The gross weight of 1 x 500′ 1/0 CU THHN weighs 186.5 lbs.

## Is stripping wire for copper worth it?

So is stripping copper wire worth it? Yes, absolutely if you have a wire stripper. If not, then sometimes, but most likely only if you have wires you’re sure have a high copper recovery rate.

## How many pounds of copper is in a alternator?

Starters, generators, and alternators contain an average of 2.8, 2.6, and 1.5 pounds of copper, respectively. Alternators also contain 3 to 4 pounds of aluminum. Most of the remaining metal is iron. About one-half of the starters have a solenoid that contains 0.5 pounds of copper.