Unit - Wire Size 613

Quite often diameters are measured in mils. One mil is one thousandth of an inch. This equals 0.001 of an inch which is a small value.

Another measurement which covers the cross-sectional area of the wire is known as the circular mil. This value is found by squaring the mil value.



            nThe mil is the standard value used for diameters of wire.

nOne mil is 0.001 of an inch.

nThe circular mil is a value used for the cross-sectional area of

the wire.