DIY Fabric Wire by the Foot - 16 g. Gunmetal

Item Number:WJ-029
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Product Information


Our Gunmetal SJT 16g. 3-Conductor cloth covered electrical wire is sold by the foot so you can order as much or as little as you need for your project. This heavy duty wire is suitable for extension cords. Please consult a licensed electrician if you are unsure of how to use this product.  Each cord has 3 wires surrounded by a jacket and a thermoplastic insulated cover and is finished with a braided rayon cloth. This SJT-B wire is rated for up to 300v and has a maximum weight load of 5.5 lbs (2.3 kgs).  We recommend ordering 1-2 feet more than you need to compensate for length cuts and wire stripping. 

NOTE: This product is not designed for compatibility with our sockets, canopies or other accessories. If you are looking to build a light fixture please shop our selection of 18g. SVT wire. For traceability reasons for our UL Listed product, we cannot accept returns for cut-to-order wire. Please confirm that the specifications and color of this wire are suitable for your project prior to ordering. Due to various monitor settings and calibrations, colors may vary slightly from what you see on your screen.

Technical Specs

  • Sold by the foot
  • UL Listed, File No. ZJCZ.E471255
  • SJT-B Flexible Electrical Wire
  • 3 conductors, 16 gauge
  • 11/32 overall diameter
  • Interior Use Only
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are your shipping options?

We offer a variety of shipping options. We offer free shipping, along with various ground and express options from FedEx and USPS. See more about our shipping options and policy here.

What is your return policy?

All eligible products must be returned within 30 days of delivery. Wire by the foot, custom and made to order fixtures are not eligible for returns. For more return information please see our return policy here.

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What are your payment options?

We accept all major credit cards, PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Android Pay, and Amazon Play.

Do you offer designer discounts?

Absolutely! Read more about our designer and trade program here.

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