Quality since 1924. Grounded. For landscaping and outdoor lighting. Water resistant. Durable, flexible cord. Meets OSHA specifications. 16 gauge/13 amp. AWG means American Wire Gauge: The smaller the AWG number the thicker the wire. The lower the gauge, the more electrical current (Amps) the wire can carry. The lower the gauge, the longer the distance the wire can be run from an electrical source. Specifications: 125 volts, 13 amps, 1625 watts, 16/3 SJTW. This cord is rated 13 amps. To select the right cord for your needs, refer to the select the proper cord chart on this package. The following typical amp ratings provide a general guide only. Before using any cord, check the amp ratings on the nameplate of your tool or appliance. Sample Amperage Ratings: Equipment: Bug killer; Amp range: 1-2. Equipment: Fan; Amp range: 1-3. Equipment: Electric drill; Amp range: 3-6. Equipment: Sabre saw; Amp range: 4-8. Equipment: Palm sander; Amp range: 4-8. Equipment: Band saw; Amp range: 5-12. Equipment: Sump pump; Amp range: 6-10. Equipment: Air conditioner; Amp range: 6-15. Equipment: Freezer; Amp range: 6-15. Equipment: Grinder; Amp range: 7-10. Equipment: Drill press; Amp range: 7-14. Equipment: Belt sander; Amp range: 7-15. Equipment: Router; Amp range: 8-13. Equipment: Shop vac; Amp range: 8-14. Equipment: Air compressor; Amp range: 9-15. Equipment: Table saw; Amp range: 12-15. Equipment: Circular saw; Amp range: 12-15. Amperage Conversion Chart: 1/3 HP = 7.2 amps. 1/2 HP = 10 amps. 3/4 HP = 14 amps. 1 HP = 16 amps. 875 watts = 7 amps. 1250 watts = 10 amps. 1625 watts = 13 amps. 1875 watts = 15 amps. How to Choose the Right Cord for your Needs: Look for the amp rating on the nameplates of the tools or appliances you'll be using. On the chart below find the total length of the cord you will need and, reading across, find the gauge that can safety carry the most amps you'll need. Select the Proper Cord: 50 ft & Under: 18 Ga: Up to 10 amps. 16 Ga: Up to 13 amps. 14 Ga: Up to 15 amps. 12 Ga: Up to 15 amps. Over 50 ft. to 150 ft: 18 Ga: Up to 7 amps. 16 Ga: Up to 10 amps. 14 Ga: Up to 13 amps. 12 Ga: Up to 15 amps. Ace Promise: Satisfaction guaranteed. UL listed. www.acehardware.com. Made in Indonesia.