Press Release Summary:
Available in 4-14 gauge sizes, THHN building wire is 19-strand 600 V uncoated copper wire that can be used in wet/dry locations. Suited for control cabinets, machine tool, and appliance wiring, MTW-type wire is available in 19- and 26-strand 600 V bare, annealed copper in 10-16 gauge sizes. Used as fixture wire in dry locations, TFFN-type wire is offered as 16 gauge, 26-strand, 600 V, uncoated copper. All are color-coded with Nylon outer covers per UL 1063/83 standards.
Original Press Release:
AutomationDirect Offers General Purpose Electrical Wire
Cumming, GA - December 12, 2007 - AutomationDirect announces the addition of building/hookup wire to its product offerings. Intended for general purpose applications, THHN building wire is 19-strand 600V uncoated copper wire available in 4-14 gauge sizes, making it ideal for new construction or rewiring 600V applications, THHN can be used in wet or dry locations.
MTW-type wire is available in 19 and 26-strand 600V bare, annealed copper in 10-16 gauge sizes. MTW-type wire is primarily used in control cabinets, machine tool applications, and appliance wiring applications. Both THHN and MTW-type wire are UL, cUL, CSA, and NEMA rated. Available in 500-foot spools, prices start at $32 for MTW-type wire.
TFFN-type wire is available as 16 gauge, 26-strand, 600V, uncoated copper and is primarily used as fixture wire in dry locations. TFFN-type wire is UL approved and is $38 for a 500-foot spool.
All wire types are color-coded with tough, polyamide, Nylon outer covers per UL 1063 and UL 83 standards. To view the entire line of wire, visit
AutomationDirect sells over 6,500 feature-packed products through its Online Automation Superstore and 2,000-page catalog. The company offers its customers high-quality automation products at prices well below the industry average, 24-hour order entry with same-day shipping on in-stock items, the best documentation in the industry, and award-winning sales and technical support For a free catalog, access their Web site at www.automationdirect.com or call 800-633-0405.