Chain Maille ... No Longer Just For Knights

AWG - SWG

 Apr 1, 2013    Knowledge Base

I am sure you will find this table useful to you when converting gauge systems. At Aussie Maille we try and keep the listed rings in one gauge system (AWG), but we also list both the gauge name and measurements so you can be sure of what the diameter of the wire is.

 

SWG   AWG
inches mm's Gauge inches mm's
0.128 3.25 10 0.102 2.59
0.166 2.95 11 0.091 2.3
0.104 2.64 12 0.081 2.05
0.092 2.34 13 0.072 1.83
0.081 2.03 14 0.064 1.63
0.072 1.83 15 0.057 1.45
0.064 1.63 16 0.051 1.29
0.056 1.42 17 0.045 1.15
0.048 1.22 18 0.04 1.02
0.04 1.02 19 0.036 0.91
0.036 0.92 20 0.032 0.81
0.032 0.81 21 0.028 0.72
0.028 0.71 22 0.025 0.64