Ancor 16 AWG Tinned Copper Wire Primary Cable Review

Overview of Ancor Marine Grade Wire Products

Famed for their enduring performance and ruggedness, Ancor’s Marine Grade wire products exceed expectations by meeting UL 1426, ABYC, and US Coast Guard Charter boat (CFR Title 46) standards. With a wire gauge of 16 AWG, these tinned copper wires provide maximum protection against corrosion and electrolysis, even in demanding environments such as salt water, battery acid, oil, and gasoline. Thanks to the ultra-flexible (Type 3) tinned copper stranding, our wires hold enduringly against fatigue caused by vibrations and flexing.

Key Features

  • Premium vinyl insulation rated at 600V, 105°C dry, and 75°C wet
  • Can withstand extreme cold temperatures as low as -40°F/C
  • Resistant to salt water, battery acid, oil, gasoline, heat, abrasion, and ultra-violet radiation
  • Ultra-flexible (Type 3) tinned copper stranding provides optimal protection against corrosion and electrolysis


Ancor Marine Grade wire products are available in a wide variety of options, described below:

  • 100′ Light Blue 16 AWG Tinned Copper Wire: 100 feet long, light blue wire
  • 25′ Yellow 16 AWG Tinned Copper Wire: 25 feet long, yellow wire
  • 100′ Grey 16 AWG Primary Wire: 100 feet long, grey wire

Please note that all the wires come with the robust features and commitments of Ancor Marine Grade products. They are designed to stay flexible even in extreme cold and resist a plethora of exposures, ensuring longevity and superior performance.

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