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Mil-Spec Wire

Arcor has listed the most commonly used military styles in chart form.

The chart below indicates the sizes and stranding generally available from stock for specific mil-spec wire styles.

AWG Size & Typical Stranding Mil-Specs Available

MIL SPEC (STYLE) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32
MIL-W-76B
TYPE MW
1000 V 80 C
. . . X X X X X X X . . . .
MIL-W-76B
TYPE HW
1000 V 80 C
X X X X X X X X X . . . . .
MIL-W-16878/1
TYPE B
600 V 105 C
.010″ PVC
. . . . 19X27 19X29 19X30
7X26
19X32
7X28
19X34
7X30
19X36
7X32
7X34 7X36 7X38 7X40
MIL-W-16878/2
TYPE C
1000 V 105 C
.015″ PVC
. . . 19X25 19X27 19X29 7X26 7X28 7X30 7X32 . . . .
MIL-W-16878/3
TYPE D
3000 V 105 C
.030″ PVC
133X27 133X29 37X26 19X25 19X27 19X29 7X26 7X28 7X30 . . . . .
MIL-W-16878/4
TYPE E
600 V 200 C
.010″ TFE
. . 37X26 19X25 19X27 19X29 19X30 19X32
7X28
SOLID
19X34
7X30
SOLID
19X36
7X32
SOLID
19X38
7X34
SOLID
7X36 7X38 7X40X
MIL-W-16878/5
TYPE EE
1000 V 200 C
.015″ TFE
133X29 37X26 19X26 19X27 19X29 19X30 19X32 19X34 19X36 .  . .  .
ML-W-16878/6
TYPE ET
250 V 200 C
.006″ TFE
. . . . . . . 19X32
7X30
19X34
7X30
19X36
7X32
SOLID
19X38
7X34
SOLID
19X40
7X36
SOLID
7X30
SOLID
7X40
AWG SIZE
MARKER ROW
6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32
MIL-W-16878/11
TYPE K
600 V 150 C
.010″ FEP
. . . 19X25 19X27 19X29 19X30 19X32 19X34 19X36 7X34 7X36 7X38  .
MIL-W-16878/12
TYPE KK
1000 V 150 C
.015″ FEP
. . . . 19X27 19X29 19X30 19X32 19X34 19X36 . . . .
MLW-16878/13
TYPE KT
1000 V 150 C
.006″ FEP
. . . . . . . 19X32
7X30
19X34
7X30
19X36
7X32
9X38
7X34
19X40
7X36
7X30 X40
MIL-W-16878/17
TYPE  BN
600 V 105 C
.010″PVC/.004″NYL
. . . . 19X27 19X29 19X30
7X26
19X32
7X28
19X34
7X30
19X36
7X32
7X34 . . .
MIL-W-16878/18
TYPE CN
1000 V 105 C
.015″PVC/.004″NYL
. . . 19X25 19X27 19X29 19X30 19X32
7X28
19X34
7X30
19X36
7X32
7X34 . . .
MIL-W-16878/19
TYPE  DN
3000 V 105 C
.030″PVC/.004″NYL
133X27 133X29 37X26 19X25 19X27 19X29 19X30 19X32
7X28
19X34
7X30
19X36
7X32
. . . .
MIL W 5086/1 . . . 19X25 19X27 19X29 19X30 19X32 19X34 . . . . .
MIL W 5085/2 133X27 <-4/0 133X29 37X26 19X25 19X27 19X29 19X30 19X32 19X34 . . . . .

Types MW, HW, B, C, & D are pvc insulated.

Types ET, E, & EE are extruded tfe teflon insulated.

Types ET, E, & EE are also available in a tfe tape wrap insulation.

Types K, & KK are extruded fep teflon insulation.

Most wires are available in 10 colors and stripes.

Contact Arcor for quotations and / or information about mil-spec wire.