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Wire Weight Calculator

This table of wire weights per foot in ounces and pennyweights can be used to calculate the weight of a given length of wire.

To convert the factor from weight per foot to weight per metre, multiple the weight by 3.28084.

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MM INCH B&S Fine Silver (oz) Sterling Silver (oz) Fine Gold (dwts) 10K Gold (dwts) 14K Gold (dwts) 18K Gold (dwts) Fine Platinum (oz)
6.54 .2576 2 3.45 3.41 128 76.3 86.1 104 7.07
5.19 .2043 4 2.17 2.14 80.1 48.0 54.2 64.6 4.45
4.11 .1620 6 1.36 1.35 50.4 30.2 34.1 40.6 2.80
3.26 .1285 8 0,856 0.848 31.6 19.0 21.4 25.6 1.76
2.59 .1019 10 0.541 0.534 20.0 11.9 13.5 16.1 1.11
2.05 .0808 12 0.339 0.335 12.6 7.50 8.47 10.1 0.695
1.63 0.0641 14 0.214 0.211 7.78 4.72 5.33 6.36 0.437
1.29 0.0508 16 0.135 0.132 4.96 2.97 3.35 4.00 0.275
1.02 0.0403 18 0.085 0.084 3.11 1.87 2.11 2.51 0.173
0.813 0.0320 20 0.053 0.053 1.96 1.17 1.33 1.58 0.109
0.643 0.025 22 0.034 0.033 1.23 0.738 0.833 0.994 0.068
0.511 0.0201 24 0.021 0.021 0.775 0.464 0.524 0.625 0.043
0.404 0.0154 26 0.013 0.013 0.488 0.292 0.330 0.393 0.027
0.330 0.0126 28 0.008 0.008 0.306 0.184 0.287 0.247 0.017
0.254 0.0100 30 0.005 0.005 0.193 0.115 0.130 0.155 0.010

Source: Complete Metalsmith, Tim McCreight