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Wire Comparison Tables

Worldwide Comparison of Cable

Material Example HAR USA JAPAN CHINA
Flat PVC H03VVH2-F
H05VVH2-F

SPT-1
SPT-2
non integral
VCTFK


RVVB


Round PVC H03VV-F
H05VV-F
SVT
SJT
VCTF
VCT
RVV
RVV
Figure 8 PVC SPT-1 VFF RVB
Round Rubber
H05RR-F
H07RR-F

H05RN-F
H07RN-F
SV
SJ

SVO
SJO





YQ
YZ
YC
YQ
YZ
YC

 

Conductor Sizes

Max Current Rating Type (Duty) HAR (mm2) USA AWG (mm2) JAPAN (mm2) CHINA (mm2)
3A Light Duty 0.5
20 (0.62)
0.5
6A Ordinary Duty 0.75 0.75 (7A) 0.75
10A Ordinary Duty 1.0 18 (0.96) 1.25 1.0
13A Heavy Duty 1.25
16 (1.23) 1.25 1.5
16A Heavy Duty 1.5 14 (1.95) 2.0 1.5
20A Heavy Duty 2.0 12 (3.31) 3.5 3.5
30A Heavy Duty 3.0 10 (5.26) 5.5 5.5


Conductor Color Coding

Conductor HAR USA JAPAN CHINA
Live (Hot) Brown Black Black Brown
Neutral Blue White White Blue
Earth (Ground) Green/Yellow Green Green Green/Yellow