Types of Electrical Wires & Cables

Diagram on different types of electrical cables and colored insulation, including wires.

In This Article: Single vs. Multi-Conductor Cables Allowable Ampacity Cross Sections of Copper Wires & Conductors Armored Electrical Cable Protecting Wires and Cables with Conduit An illustrated explanation of the differences between single-conductor wires and multiconductor cables In older homes, the electrical system is likely made up of single conductor wires. Today, however, much of […]