m16878

Mil-W-16878 (M16878) | NEMA HP3, HP4, HP5, HP6, HP8

Example Part Anatomy for M16878/4-BFE-9

M16878

/4

B

F

E

9


Mil Spec Type:
/4 (NEMA HP3 Type E)
Conductor Type:
Coated Copper
AWG:
22 AWG
Stranding:
19 Strands
Color Code:
White

Offering a wide selection of the M16878 hook up wire. This specification covers general purpose unshielded wire with temperature ratings ranging from -65 to 260 degrees Celsius (°C), with potential rating from 250 to 3,000 volts root mean square (Vrms). See below for a list of M16878 product offerings.

For an overview of all M16878 slants, insulations and Wire Codes, click here for the M16878 PDF.

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Conductor Type

Symbol

Conductor Material

A

Bare Copper

B

Coated Copper

C

Coated Copper Covered Steel

D

Coated High Strength Copper Alloy

Color Codes

Color Code

Color

0

Black

1

Brown

2

Red

3

Orange

4

Yellow

5

Green

6

Blue

7

Violet

8

Grey

9

White

AWG Size

Letter

AWG

A

32

B

30

C

28

D

26

E

24

F

22

G

20

H

18

J

16

K

14

L

12

M

10

N

8

P

6

R

4

S

2

T

1

U

1/0

W

2/0

Y

3/0

Z

4/0

Stranding

Letter

Stranding

A

Solid

B

7

C

10

D

16

E

19

F

26

G

37

H

41

J

65

K

105

L

133

M

168

N

259

P

665

R

817

S

1045

T

1330

V

1665

W

2109

Listed below are M16878 Mil Spec Types, click the links to view more products.


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All Mil-Spec wire is built strictly to military standard to ensure the highest quality product will meet all aerospace and defense applications.

When using the M16878 specification, the wire will pass UL VW-1 Flame Test and withstand harsh operating environments. Due to the M16878 wire elements such as size, high-temp ratings, non-flammable materials, and resistance to chemicals the hook-up wire is often used in harness applications and internal wiring of electrical equipment.