Hookup & Equipment Wire

Hookup and equipment wires are usually insulated and flexible wiring. Used internally for electrical or electronic equipment, the sheathed cover of the wires are generally made from PVC.


PVC is an important protection and insulation for cables where there is a connection to an electric mains or power source.


What are hook-up and equipment wires?


Hook up wires usually contain tin or copper, or the two are used in conjunction with one another in braid, solid or strands. Copper wire is an excellent conductor of electricity, and therefore copper is generally used in cables. A variance of copper is used in wires, such as tinned, nickel plated or annealed.


These types of wires come in a variety of colours. The choice of coloured casing allows for easy identification when using more than one cable at a time for internal wiring.


What are they used for?


Hook up wires or copper equipment wires as they are also known, are primarily used for low voltage application. Hook up wire can be used in circuit boards, plugs, socket, computers, meters, auto-motives and other electronics. Other applications range from household appliances to machinery.


What wires do RS offer?


RS offers a wide range of electrical wire, where the cross sectional area ranges from 0.05 mm² up to 35 mm² in size. They also range in American Wire Gauge from 2 AWG up to 30 AWG, and are available in metres or reels, allowing for single or multiple usage.


...
Read more Read less

Filters

Viewing 1 - 7 of 7 products
Results per page
Description Price Cross Sectional Area Sheath Colour American Wire Gauge Core Strands Insulation Material Outer Diameter Length Voltage Rating Conductor Material Wire Style Maximum Operating Temperature Fire Behaviour Shield Type Series
RS Stock No. 688-1473
Mfr. Part No.01SEHSEH-22150
BrandJST
$0.854
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
0.33 mm² Grey 22 AWG - - - 150mm 250 V - - +85°C - - EH
RS Stock No. 166-7584
Mfr. Part No.SXA-SS5-22150
BrandJST
$614.40
1 Bag of 1000
Bag(s)
0.05 mm² Black 30 AWG - - - 150mm 1 kV - - +85°C - - XA
RS Stock No. 688-1476
Mfr. Part No.01SEHSEH-22300
BrandJST
$1.286
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
0.33 mm² Grey 22 AWG - - - 300mm 250 V - - +85°C - - EH
RS Stock No. 688-1498
Mfr. Part No.SXA-SXA-22300
BrandJST
$0.491
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- Grey - - - - 300mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 688-1486
Mfr. Part No.SXA-SS5-22300
BrandJST
$0.688
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
0.05 mm² Black 30 AWG - - - 300mm 250 V - - +85°C - - XA
RS Stock No. 166-7585
Mfr. Part No.SXA-SS5-22300
BrandJST
$745.60
1 Bag of 1000
Bag(s)
0.05 mm² Black 30 AWG - - - 300mm 1 kV - - +85°C - - XA
RS Stock No. 688-1482
Mfr. Part No.SXA-SS5-22150
BrandJST
$0.581
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
0.05 mm² Black 30 AWG - - - 150mm 250 V - - +85°C - - XA