Contact Sizes

Notes:

•Ampacity is calculated at a temperature range of 30º F to 68º F
•Above 70º F, ampacity will drop
•Pins and sockets are bronze alloy. Pins are gold plated per MIL-G-45204
•Most contacts conform to MIL-C-24217

Contact AWG

Diameter (inches)

Ampacity (Amps) 

28

0.015" 0.5
22 0.031" 2.5
20 0.040" 4.0 
16 0.062" 13.0 
14 0.093" 16.0 
10 0.125" 23.0 
8 0.156" 50.0 
6 0.218" 65.0
4 0.255" 90.0
1/0.5 0.355" 200.0