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As a reference, the table below outlines estimated weight of Idaho Labs' mineral insulated cable. Further information can be accessed via the links below.

Common Sheath Diameters Metric Equivalent
Weight per 100 ft. (lbs.)

2-wire 4-wire
Average Length
.500" 12.7 mm 45.3 48.4 50’
.375" 9.5 mm 26.3 26.8 100’
.313" 8.0 mm 18.0 18.6 120’
.250" 6.4 mm 11.3 11.5 200’
.236" 6.0 mm 10.1 10.2 200’
.188" 4.8 mm 6.7 6.9 300’
.177" 4.5 mm 5.8 5.9 300’
.156" 4.0 mm 4.6 4.7 500’
.125" 3.2 mm 3.0 3.1 800’
.118" 3.0 mm 2.5 2.7 800’
.092" 2.3 mm 1.5 1.6 950’
.079" 2.0 mm 1.1 1.2 700’
.062" 1.6 mm 0.71 0.25 1200’
.059" 1.5 mm 0.65 0.68 1200’
.040" 1.0 mm 0.29 0.30 500’
.032" 0.8 mm 0.18 0.19 500’
.020" 0.5 mm 0.07 0.08 500’
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