GITNUX REPORT 2024

Wire Nut Size Chart

The Wire Nut Size Chart indicates the corresponding wire nut colors for different wire gauge ranges, ranging from orange (#71B) for 22-16 AWG to black (#78B) for 6 AWG.

Author: Jannik Lindner

First published: 7/17/2024

This Wire Nut Size Chart provides information on the corresponding wire nut sizes for different wire gauge ranges, making it easier for individuals to select the appropriate wire nuts for their specific electrical wiring needs.

Chart Data

Wire Gauge Wire Nut Size
22-16 AWG Orange (#71B)
22-14 AWG Blue (#72B)
18-12 AWG Yellow (#73B)
18-8 AWG Red (#74B)
10-6 AWG Gray (#76B)
6 AWG Black (#78B)

Conclusion

The Wire Nut Size Chart provides a range of wire gauges along with their corresponding wire nut sizes, making it easy to select the appropriate wire nut for various wire sizes.

FAQ

What wire nut size should I use for connecting two 14 gauge wires together?

For connecting two 14 gauge wires, you can use a yellow or tan wire nut, which is typically recommended for this wire size.

Can I use a blue wire nut for connecting two 12 gauge wires together?

Yes, a blue wire nut is suitable for connecting two 12 gauge wires as they are designed to accommodate this wire size.

Which wire nut size is appropriate for joining a 10 gauge wire with a 14 gauge wire?

You can use a red wire nut for joining a 10 gauge wire with a 14 gauge wire as it is designed to handle a range of wire sizes.

Are there wire nuts specifically made for connecting aluminum wires?

Yes, there are purple wire nuts that are designed for connecting aluminum wires to ensure a secure and reliable connection.

Can I use an orange wire nut for connecting multiple 16 gauge wires together?

Yes, an orange wire nut is suitable for connecting multiple 16 gauge wires as it is designed to handle the bundle of wires while ensuring a secure connection.