MIL-W-16878 (NEMA HP3, HP4) Wires

MIL-W-16878 wires (or NEMA HP3 and HP4 spec) are general-purpose, medium and high-temperature hookup wires, with PTFE or FEP insulation. Each insulation type is available in thin, medium, or heavy wall thickness, for voltage ratings from 250 to 1,000 volts. Conductor choices within MIL-W-16878 are solid or stranded copper, high-strength copper alloy, or copper-covered steel; with silver, nickel, or tin plating.

Performance Construction

MIL-W-16878 Slant Sheet Type Voltage Insulation Material Insulation Wall Thickness Conductor Plating Temperature Rating (Max)
MIL-W-16878/4 E 600 PTFE (Extruded) 0.01 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/5 EE 1000 PTFE (Extruded) 0.015 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/6 ET 250 PTFE (Extruded) 0.006 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/11 K 600 FEP (Extruded) 0.01 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/12 KK 1000 FEP (Extruded) 0.015 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/13 KT 250 FEP (Extruded) 0.006 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/20 - 250 PTFE (Tape) 0.006 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/21 - 600 PTFE (Tape) 0.01 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/22 - 1000 PTFE (Tape) 0.015 Silver 200
MIL-W-16878/23 ET 250 PTFE (Extruded) 0.006 Nickel 260
MIL-W-16878/24 - 250 PTFE (Tape) 0.006 Nickel 260
MIL-W-16878/25 E 600 PTFE (Extruded) 0.01 Nickel 260
MIL-W-16878/26 - 600 PTFE (Tape) 0.01 Nickel 260
MIL-W-16878/27 EE 1000 PTFE (Extruded) 0.015 Nickel 260
MIL-W-16878/28 - 1000 PTFE (Tape) 0.015 NIckel 260

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Wire & Cable

Product Markets

Commercial Aerospace

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