MHW – MICROMINIATURE HOOK-UP WIRE SPECS

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Using the best insulation known and capitalizing on experience in the insulating of PTFE, dating back to 1951.
Phoenix Wire has developed a multi-layer thin wall wire to aid in miniaturization.

MHW – Microminature Hook-Up Wire

  • 300 Volt Service
  • Operating temperature -90° to +250°C
  • Silver Plated Conductors
  • Multi-layer PTFE Insulation insures uniformity, quality and concentricity
  • Extreme Flexiblity; Long Lengths
  • No danger from soldering irons
  • Chemically Inert --- Weather resistant, non-flamable; zero moisture absorption; natural lubricity
  • Available in 10 bright colors
  • Space & Weight savings invaluable in miniaturization programs
  • Parallel flat, triangular and twisted multiconductor cables available
MHW/TDQ Specification Chart
MHW - Microminiature Hook-Up Wire
Catalog Number AWG Size Bare Conductor Diameter Stranding Insulated Wall Thickness Insulated Wire Diameter
MIN MAX MIN NOM MAX
30738MHW 30 .0120 7/38 .0020 .0030 .0160 .0170 .0180
301040MHW 30 .0114 10/40 .0020 .0030 .0154 .0164 .0174
301942MHW 30 .0125 19/42 .0020 .0030 .0165 .0175 .0185
302544MHW 30 .0115 25/44 .0020 .0030 .0155 .0165 .0175
304046MHW 30 .0117 40/46 .0020 .0030 .0157 .0167 .0177
32740MHW 32 .0093 7/40 .0020 .0030 .0133 .0143 .0153
321944MHW 32 .0100 19/44 .0020 .0030 .0140 .0150 .0160
322546MHW 32 .0093 25/46 .0020 .0030 .0133 .0143 .0153
326450MHW 32 .0093 65/50* .0020 .0030 .0133 .0143 .0153
34742MHW 34 .0075 7/42 .0020 .0030 .0115 .0125 .0135
341044MHW 34 .0073 10/44 .0020 .0027 .0113 .0120 .0127
341946MHW ** 34 .0080 19/46 .0020 .0030 .0120 .0130 .0140
344150MHW 34 .0073 41/50* .0019 .0025 .0111 .0117 .0123
36744MHW 36 .0060 7/44 .0011 .0023 .0082 .0094 .0106
361046MHW 36 .0059 10/46 .0011 .0023 .0081 .0093 .0105
362650MHW 36 .0058 26/50* .0011 .0021 .0080 .0090 .0100
38746MHW 38 .0048 7/46 .0015 .0020 .0078 .0083 .0088
381750MHW 38 .0046 17/50* .0015 .0018 .0076 .0079 .0082
401050MHW 40 .0037 10/50* .0010 .0016 .0057 .0063 .0069
42750MHW 42 .0031 7/50* .0010 .0015 .0051 .0056 .0061
* Bare Copper Conductor
** Product is currently unavailable for order from Phoenix Wire.

TDQ - Subminiature Lead Wire

For greater economy, but still retaining all the features of our MHW (with the exception of flexibility) try our TDQ Wire.

  • Bare Copper or Silver-Plated Copper Conductor standard.
  • Conductor of you choice may also be used.
MHW/TDQ Specification Chart
TDQ - Subminiature Lead Wire
Catalog Number AWG Size Bare Conductor Diameter Insulated Wall Thckness Insulated Wire Diameter
MIN MAX MIN NOM MAX
24TDQ 24 .0201 .0035 .0049 .0269 .0285 .0301
26TDQ 26 .0159 .0032 .0045 .0222 .0236 .0251
28TDQ 28 .0126 .0029 .0039 .0183 .0194 .0206
30TDQ 30 .0100 .0027 .0036 .0153 .0163 .0173
32TDQ 32 .0080 .0025 .0032 .0129 .0137 .0145
34TDQ 34 .0063 .0021 .0027 .0104 .0111 .0118
36TDQ 36 .0050 .0019 .0023 .0087 .0092 .0097
38TDQ 38 .0040 .0016 .0019 .0071 .0075 .0079
40TDQ 40 .0031 .0013 .0015 .0056 .0059 .0062
42TDQ 42 .0025 .0010 .0012 .0044 .0047 .0050
44TDQ 44 .0020 .0009 .0011 .0037 .0040 .0043