Welding Cable Ampacity Chart

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Our welding cable is sized accurately to meet SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Standards. It is important to use the proper sized cable when welding. This will help ensure quality welds, protect you from harm, and protect your welding machine.

Using the welding cable ampacity chart or calculator, you can easily calculate the appropriate welding cable gauge you will need for your projects or welding leads. If you have any questions regarding welding cable, ampacity, or what cable size to use for your machine, please call 1-800-233-3848 or email sales@directwireusa.com.