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Primary Wire, 16 Gauge, 100' Spool

Sophisticated marine electronics and instruments only operate at peak potential when supplied with power at the right voltage, which necessitates high-quality wire. Ordinary automotive-type wire can suffer a loss of conductivity after a few months in the marine environment. Corrosion takes place, and corrodes the copper conductor, when the wire’s jacket and insulation are compromised by water intrusion. Marine-grade wire from Ancor is rated for oily and wet environments because its jacket is impervious to those conditions. Each strand has a tin coating for extra corrosion resistance (note the “silver” look when you strip it). 

 

Vibration is always present on a boat, and will quickly fatigue and crack coarsely stranded wire. Ancor wire is Type 3 stranded, meaning that is has 5-10 times more copper strands than Type 2 wire, making it more flexible and fatigue resistant. They are constructed with premium vinyl insulation that is rated at 600 volts, 221°F (105°C) dry and 167°F (75°C) wet. It is also Marine UL-listed, and meets the highest ABYC standards for AC and DC use. Finally, it is based on AWG (American Wire Gauge) wire sizes, which are 6-12% larger than SAE gauge wire. So you get more current-carrying ability than from similar SAE wire.

 

Ancor Primary Wire Bulk Spools Chart

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Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Light Blue 2410603 101910
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$28.99

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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Black 227702 102010
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$28.99

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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Dark Blue 290759 102110
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Brown 102097 102210
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Green 290734 102310
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Gray 2410611 102410
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Orange 2410629 102510
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Pink 102105 102610
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Purple 2410637 102710
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Red 227694 102810
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, White 290767 102910
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Gauge: 16 AWG; 100' Spool, Yellow 290742 103010
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Sophisticated marine electronics and instruments only operate at peak potential when supplied with power at the right voltage, which necessitates high-quality wire. Ordinary automotive-type wire can suffer a loss of conductivity after a few months in the marine environment. Corrosion takes place, and corrodes the copper conductor, when the wire’s jacket and insulation are compromised by water intrusion. Marine-grade wire from Ancor is rated for oily and wet environments because its jacket is impervious to those conditions. Each strand has a tin coating for extra corrosion resistance (note the “silver” look when you strip it). 

 

Vibration is always present on a boat, and will quickly fatigue and crack coarsely stranded wire. Ancor wire is Type 3 stranded, meaning that is has 5-10 times more copper strands than Type 2 wire, making it more flexible and fatigue resistant. They are constructed with premium vinyl insulation that is rated at 600 volts, 221°F (105°C) dry and 167°F (75°C) wet. It is also Marine UL-listed, and meets the highest ABYC standards for AC and DC use. Finally, it is based on AWG (American Wire Gauge) wire sizes, which are 6-12% larger than SAE gauge wire. So you get more current-carrying ability than from similar SAE wire.

 

Ancor Primary Wire Bulk Spools Chart

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greatest wire

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