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Primary Wire, 18 Gauge, by the Foot

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 by the Foot Chart

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Primary Wire by the Foot, 18-Gauge, Black 102048 100012
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Primary Wire by the Foot, 18-Gauge, Green 4736906 100350
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Primary Wire by the Foot, 18-Gauge, Orange 4736914 100550
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Primary Wire by the Foot, 18-Gauge, Purple 4736922 100750
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$0.39

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Primary Wire by the Foot, 18-Gauge, Red 102071 100812A
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$0.39

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Primary Wire by the Foot, 18-Gauge, Yellow 4736930 101050
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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 by the Foot Chart

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AncorPrimary Wire, 18 Gauge, by the Foot
 
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5.0

Great product

By Luismo

from PR

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  • Waterproof

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    • Boating

    Comments about Primary Wire, 18 Gauge, by the Foot:

    Great

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    5.0

    Good wire for marine use. Tinning good,wire still flexible

    By ken

    from Anacortes, WA

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    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Good Value
    • Reliable

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      Comments about Primary Wire, 18 Gauge, by the Foot:

      good wire for marine use or corrosive environment.

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