Table de correspondance des cordes / Stringing gauge table and equivalents

Commentaires (an English version of these comments is given below)

diam.

(thou)
diam.

(mm)
long
(m) par
bob.
500g.

Röslau
(source:
Röslau)

Firminy
(Pinet/
Kasser)
n° SWG
standard
wire
gauge
source:
Hecks-
cher
n° MWG
music
wire
gauge
source:
Hecks-
cher
Pleyel
1840
Shudi
English
gauge
Gough/
Hubbard
18th
Century
'specu-
lative'
conti-
nental
Gauge
Hubbard
England
O'Brien(O'
France
O'Brien
Allema-
gne
O'Brien
Italie
O'Brien
Ruckers
O'Brien
Webster

source
Pure-
sound
Müller

source
Pure-
sound
Pöhlmann

source
Pure-
sound
Houghton

source
Pure-
sound
Rap-
port
1.11885 1./
1.12442
1./
1.10911
1./
1.13733
1./
1.08390
0.167 (11)
7 0,178 11
0.183 (2)
0.186 (11) (11)
0.187 10
0,190 2035 36 000
0,200 1
8 0,203 10
0.204 (3)
0.206 10
0,210 1785 35 00
0.211 9
0.212 10
0.228 9
9 0.229 3 9 4
0,230 1486 34 0
0.237 8
0.241 9
0,250 1258 2 33 1
0.253 8
10 0,254 4 8
0.256 5
0.261 12
0.266 7
0,270 1040 32 2
0.274 8
11 0,279 7
0.281 7
0.283 11
0.286 6
11½ 0,292 5
0.299 6
0,300 874 3 31 3
12 0,305 6
0.307 10
0.312 7
0.313 6
0.320 7
0,330 746 30 4
0.333 9
0.337 5
13½ 0,343 6 5
0.345 5
0,350 642 4 29 5
0.355 6
0.359 8
0.361 8
14½ 0,368 7 4
0.378 4
0.383 4
0.391 7
0,400 429 5 28 6
0.401 9
0.403 5
16 0,406 8 3
0.424 6
0.425 3
0.426 3
0.449 10
0,450 388 6 27 7
18 0,457 9 2
0.459 4 5
0.471 2
0.479 2
0.498 4
0,500 314 7 7 25 8
0.502 11
20 0,508 10 1
0.522 1 3
0,525 8
0.538 1
0.539 3
0,550 260 8 24 9
22 0,559 11 0
0.562 12
0,575 9
0.579 0
0.585 2
0.593 2
0,600 9
0.605 0
24 0,610 00
24½ 0,622 12
0,625 219 10 23 10
0.629 13
0.634 1
0.643 00
0,650 10½ 1/20
26 0,660 10 000 11
0,675 187 11 22 11 (1)
0.680 00
27 0,686 13
0.687 0
0,690 10½
0,700 11½ 1/0 12
0.702 11
0.703 14
0.713 (000)
0,720 11
0.724 11.5
0,725 160 12 22 12
0,740 11½
0.742 13
0.745 00
0.746 12
0,750 12½ 2/0 12 12
0.765 (000)
0.767 12.5
0,770 12 12.5 12.5
0,775 136 13 21 13
0.787 15 13
0.788 14
0,790 12½
31½ 0,800 128 13½ 21 13½ 3/0 14 13 13
0.807 13.5
0,820 13 13.5 13.5
0,825 119 14 21 14
0.827 14
0.835 15
33 0,840 13½
0.847 14.5
33½ 0,850 113 14½ 21 14½ 4/0? 14 14
0.868 15
0,870 14 14.5 14.5
0,875 106 15 20 15
0.881 (16)
0.886 16
0.889 15,5
35 0,890 14½ 15 15
0,900 101 15½ 20 15½ 5/0?
0.910 16 15.5
0,920 15 15.5
0,925 94 16 20 16
0.930 16
0,940 15½ 17 16
0,950 91 16½ 20 16½ 6/0?
0.956 17
0,960 16 16.5
0.970 16.5
0,975 86 17 20 17
0,980 16½ 17
0.985 (17)
0.990 17
0.997 18
1,000 81 17½ 17 19 17½ 18 17.5
1.010 17.5
1,020 17½ 7/0 18
1.025 78 18 19 18
1.030 18 18.5
1,040 18
1,050 74 18½ 18½ 19 18½ 19 19
1.059 19
1.060 18.5
1.070 8/0 19.5
1.075 70 19 19 19
1,080 19
1.090 19
1,100 67 19½ 19 19½ (18) 20
1,109 20
1,120 19½ 19.5 20.5
1.124 20
1,125 64 20 19 20
1,150 62 20½ 18 20½ 9/0 21
1,160 20 20
1,175 59 21 18 21
1.190 20.5
1.193 21
1.194 21
1,200 57 21½ 20½ 18 21½
1,225 54 22 18 22
1.230 (19) 21
1,240 21
1,250 22½
1.267 22
1.275 22
1,280 21½
1,300 49 23 18 23 10/0
1,320 22
1.344 23
1.360 22½
1.370 23
1.380 (20)
1,400 24 23 17 24
1.427 24
1.450 23½
1.469 24
1.490 24
1,500 25 17 25
1.530 24½
1.565 25
1.570 25
1,600 26 16 26
1.610 25½
1.660 26 26