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Old 06-13-2009, 01:20 PM   #1
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anyone know what the relationship is ?

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They have this thing called a Search Engine. Try using it and stop asking inane questions you can find the answer to yourself.
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In electrical as gauge of wire decreases thickness increases
Same thing here
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It used to be X gauge is 1/X of an inch thick but my hand-me-down mechanical engineer's handbook says that the gauge system is now so muddled that it's better to state the actual thickness (in furlongs!).
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WTF is your problem man? the guy asked a legit question.
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anyone know what the relationship is ?

Metal as used in hvac uses a numbering system. The lower the number the thicker the metal.

The majority of residential usage consists of 30, 28, 26, 24, and sometime 22 gauge.

Each gauge of metal has to fall with in a certain decimal range.
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WTF is your problem man? the guy asked a legit question.
Read the rest of the posts from Gomer and tell me WTF is the point?
That this isn't some clown playing you.
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Maybe considering the user name he needs a lot of help on simple stuff

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Read the rest of the posts from Gomer and tell me WTF is the point?
That this isn't some clown playing you.
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Possible or maybe the guy just does not know.

if I find out he is a troll his ass is mine and he won't be coming back anytime soon.
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I just read all his posts. Perhaps you find him annoying but that's you.

i am pretty quick on the draw when somebody starts trolling, I think you just have an itchy trigger finger.
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Gauge-US Standard Inches-Manufacturers Standard

30--------.0125-------------.0120
28--------.0156-------------.0149
26--------.0187-------------.0179
24--------.0250-------------.0239
22--------.0312-------------.0299
20--------.0375-------------.0359

etc.

Can't tell you the relationship.

44gauge is .0047"
43gauge is .0049"

11gauge is .1250"
10gauge is .1406"

1 gauge is .2812"
0 gauge is .3125"
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Can't tell you the relationship.
Plotting gauge# vs. the log of (1/thickness in inches) gives a straight line on an Excel graph so it is some sort of reciprocal relationship. It's gauge# =~ 24.4[log(1/thkness)] - 12.2
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You are bored aren't you?

Very good, but bored
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You are bored aren't you?
Very good, but bored
More like I wonder if I can still do this kind of analysis.

Someday I'll have to buy one of those software packages that can fit curves to polynomials or any other equation type.

Think how small [and impractical] the NEC would be if all the tables were reduced to equations. . .

Using DSM-IV you can analyze some people in the same way, reducing them to an equation by which you can predict their present and future behavior.
You don't want to know the personality problems of the people at the top of governments, believe me.
http://ftp.fas.org/irp/eprint/chavez.pdf

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[quote=Scuba_Dave;286962]Maybe considering the user name he needs a lot of help on simple stuff


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