NEMA HP4 Nomenclature Frequently Asked Questions

 

NEMA HP4 PTFE - Standard for FEP Insulation Wire

  • Replaces M16878/11, /12, /13
  • For use in internal wiring of electronic equipment and appliances
  • Low coefficient of friction - promotes easy handling
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Suitable for immersion in gasoline, gasoline vapor, and oil (at a maximum of 80 C)
  • Weathering, ozone and corrosive environments do not affect FEP insulation
 

Typical Part Number

NEMA Type
Type K Type K had a voltage rating of 600.
Type KK Type KK had a voltage rating of 1000.
Type KT Type KT had a voltage rating of 250.

 

Conductor Material
B Silver Plated Copper (SCC)
C Nickel Plated Copper (NPC)
D Silver Plated High-Strength Copper Alloy (SCA Alloy)
E Nickel Plated High-Strength Copper Alloy (NPC Alloy)
F Silver Plated Copper Clad Steel (SPCCS)
G Nickel Plated Copper Clad Steel (NPCCS)
H Tin Plated Copper (TPC)

 

AWG Nominal Conductor Size
A = 32 H = 18 R = 4
B = 30 J = 16 S = 2
C = 28 K = 14 T = 1
D = 26 L = 12 U = 1/0
E = 24 M = 10 W = 2/0
F = 22 N = 8 Y = 3/0
G = 20 P = 6 Z = 4/0

 

Stranding
A = 1 L = 133 T = 1330
B = 7 P = 665 V = 1672
E = 19 R = 817 W = 2109
G = 37 S = 1045    

 

Color Code
0 = Black 4 = Yellow 8 = Gray
1 = Brown 5 = Green 9 = White
2 = Red 6 = Blue    
3 = Orange 7 = Violet    

Help

Create an Account

Save time submitting RFQs and custom cable designs. Register here.

 

How Can We Help You?

Get Pricing: Submit a Request for Quote
Email Us: customerservice@awcwire.com
Call Us: (800) 472-4655