What Is Primary Wire?


What is primary wire after all? Often times when working on electrical builds, you’ll hear “primary wire” or “GPT wire” thrown around quite a bit. So, why is that?i Primary wire is one of the most common types of wire to use in electrical builds – specifically in automotive or DC applications.

With a PVC insulation, primary wire has a smooth surface which makes installation a cinch. Plus, with how versatile it is, it’s great wire to have on hand and stocked in the shop – from thrifty spools to bulk spools you are sure to find the amount that is right for you!

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