0.07mm (41 AWG) SS316L Marine Grade Stainless Steel Wire


The 0.07mm SS316L marine grade stainless steel wire harmonises delicacy and strength, offering a versatile solution across varied applications. With its notable corrosion resistance, especially in chloride-rich environments like seawater, it’s well-suited for marine applications, while its fine gauge finds utility in precision-oriented domains like jewelry-making and miniature crafting. Esteemed in medical manufacturing for its biocompatibility and corrosion resistance, it’s used in stents and surgical tools, while its application extends to weaving fine meshes for research and filtration, and featuring in precision instruments and sensors. The 0.07mm SS316L wire adeptly merges robustness with a lightweight and fine characteristic, establishing its efficacy across a spectrum of industries.

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0.07mm Stainless Steel Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality stainless steel 0.07mm SS316L wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.

0.07mm SS316L marine grade stainless steel wire provides a nuanced blend of durability and finesse for varied applications that require a sturdy, yet intricately fine wire. It is crafted from SS316L, a low-carbon variant of 316 stainless steel, renowned for its corrosion resistance, especially against chlorides like sea water, making it an ideal choice for marine and other corrosive environments. The 0.07mm wire is crafted with an emphasis on consistency and reliability. In addition to the wire’s inherent strength and anti-corrosion properties, its 0.07mm thickness provides a lightweight, fine gauge option that doesn’t compromise on its inherent strength. Jewelry production, miniature model building, and intricate electronic component manufacture often benefit from fine gauge wire.

Moreover, 0.07mm SS316L wire is utilized in medical applications such as stents and surgical instruments due to its biocompatibility and corrosion resistance, providing a reliable option for physiological environments. Additionally, the wire can be used for weaving fine mesh for scientific research and filtration systems. In addition to precision instruments and sensors, this wire provides a consistent and precise result. This material is resistant to oxidative damage under harsh working conditions, maintaining structural integrity and minimising unforeseen downtimes, thus improving operational efficiency. The 0.07mm SS316L wire combines subtlety with steadfastness, proving to be a versatile, reliable, and practical choice for diverse industries.

Specification of Wire:

  • Diameter – 0.07mm (70 Micron – 41 AWG)
  • Ohms/ft – 194.88

We also offer this grade as ribbon wire and flat wire too if required.

Why Use The Crazy Wire Company

  1. Quality of products: The Crazy Wire Company always  offer high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations.
  2. Selection: We offer a wide variety of wire products and sizes to meet the diverse needs of our customers. We have more than 600 products available through our site and counting. 
  3. Price: We always offer the best value possible. Our wires are available as part of our major weaving processes, so it is bought at the best possible rate. 
  4. Availability: Our products are kept in house and are ready to ship immediately. 
  5. Customer service: Our experienced staff help our customers feel confident in their purchases and provide assistance when required. 

What Else Is Available?

Not only do we offer 304 grade stainless steel wire, but we also stock huge levels of SS316, SS430 (magnetic) and SS317L.

We also offer stainless steel in ribbon and flat wire options.

The choice is virtually endless!


FAQs About This Wire

Is 0.07mm SS316L Wire Biocompatible And Safe For Medical Use?

Yes, 0.07mm SS316L wire is biocompatible and is considered safe for various medical applications. Stainless steel 316L, a low-carbon variant of 316 stainless steel, is renowned for its corrosion resistance, particularly in physiological environments. Due to its biocompatibility, it does not induce an immune response when in contact with the human body. This makes it an ideal material for medical devices. As a result of its corrosion resistance, the wire remains inert and does not degrade or release harmful substances when it is inserted into the body. Therefore, 0.07mm SS316L wire is frequently applied to medical devices, such as stents and surgical instruments, that rely on precision, reliability, and safety. To ensure that the SS316L wire used meets the stringent medical requirements, it’s vital to ensure that its grade and treatment are appropriate.

How Does 0.07mm SS316L Wire React To Different Chemical Exposures?

  • Acid Exposure: Generally, 0.07mm SS316L wire exhibits resistance to a range of acids, although it may be susceptible to stress corrosion cracking in hot chloride environments, such as exposure to hydrochloric acid.
  • Alkali Exposure: SS316L wire displays strong resistance against alkalis, maintaining its integrity even after prolonged exposure, making it suitable for use in alkaline environments.
  • Salt Exposure: Exhibits excellent resistance to salt and saline environments due to its low carbon content and molybdenum addition, making it a preferred choice in marine applications.
  • Oxidizing Agents: Withstands exposure to mild oxidizing agents without undergoing significant degradation, due to its inherent corrosion-resistant properties.
  • Reductive Agents: Maintains stability and does not corrode easily when exposed to a range of reductive agents.
  • Organic Compounds: Typically stable when in contact with various organic compounds, offering consistent performance.
  • Inert Gases: Does not react or corrode when exposed to inert gases, safeguarding its mechanical properties.
  • High Temperatures: The 0.07mm SS316L wire can resist oxidation at higher temperatures, although prolonged exposure to extremely high temperatures may affect its properties.
  • Chlorides: Though known for its chloride resistance, especially seawater, SS316L might witness pitting in environments with very high chloride concentration.

Can 0.07mm Wire Be Recycled Or Reused In Different Applications?

Certainly, 0.07mm SS316L wire is amenable to recycling and reuse in various applications, aligning with sustainable practices prevalent across industries. Stainless steel, including the SS316L variant, is widely recognised for its recyclability, as it can be melted down and repurposed without losing its intrinsic properties, such as corrosion resistance and durability. The 0.07mm wire, due to its finesse, may be collected and grouped with similar materials to facilitate recycling.

Moreover, the wire can be reused directly in different applications where such fine gauge is requisite, subject to its physical condition post-initial use. For instance, if initially utilized in a non-corrosive, low-stress environment, the wire may be repurposed in crafting, modeling, or other delicate applications. However, thorough inspection and, if applicable, treatment are vital before reuse. This is to ensure that its quality and safety are not compromised. Notably, the ability to recycle and reuse SS316L wire underscores its utility in an eco-conscious industrial ecosystem, contributing to reduced waste and efficient resource utilization.



The Crazy Wire Company is a leading UK based supplier of nichrome, FeCrAl, and stainless steel wires. We specialise in rapid delivery to any location around the country. Our factory is located in Warrington, which is the historic home of the UK’s wire industry.

Check out our blog ‘What You Need To Know About: Stainless Steel Wires’   for more information on resistance wire in general. Our goal for our blogs and help guides is to answer as many questions as possible to help to explain the possibilities of mesh to our customers. 

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50 Metres (166.66 Feet), 100 Metres (330 Feet), 200 Metres (660 Feet)


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