0.09mm (39 AWG) SS316L Marine Grade Stainless Steel Wire


The 0.09mm SS316L marine grade stainless steel wire is an embodiment of precision and durability, offering exceptional corrosion resistance and mechanical stability across various applications. Notably used in marine, electronic, medical, and manufacturing sectors, this wire delivers reliable performance in environments that demand resistance to harsh conditions and detailed applications, such as intricate wire-wrapping in circuitry and crafting fine jewelry designs. Its reputable formability and weldability further cement its position as a versatile material, facilitating its use in the production of springs, fine mesh screens, and specialised medical instruments, marrying meticulous precision with steadfast reliability in one solution.

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0.09mm Stainless Steel Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality stainless steel 0.09mm SS316L wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.

SS316L marine grade stainless steel wire 0.09mm offers durability and reliability for numerous applications, while offering corrosion resistance. This wire is a key component in a variety of sectors due to its meticulous thickness and renowned material properties, as it combines formability, weldability, and structural integrity. As a result, marine operations and construction projects are protected from saline and harsh conditions in the maritime environment. With its precise 0.09mm dimension, it facilitates intricate wire-wrapping, facilitating complex circuitry without compromising space or reliability.

Surgical tools and implants rely on titanium to provide a combination of bio-compatibility and strength that is crucial in the medical field. With its aesthetic finesse and durability, it allows jewelry makers to develop intricate designs that can last for a lifetime. Wire can also be used for spring formation and fine mesh sifting screens in various industries, such as pharmaceuticals and food processing. As a result of its commitment to quality and consistency, the 0.09mm SS316L wire is a valuable asset for professionals looking for robust, corrosion-resistant performance in fine-scale applications. A versatile material, this product excels in precision, durability, and resistance against environmental factors.

Specification of Wire:

  • Diameter -0.09mm (90 Micron – 39 AWG)

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

How Is The 0.09mm SS316L Wire Resistant To Corrosion?

The 0.09mm SS316L wire boasts noteworthy corrosion resistance, which can be attributed to the intrinsic properties of the 316L marine grade stainless steel from which it is made. The “L” in 316L denotes “low carbon,” and this reduced carbon content enhances resistance to corrosion, particularly after welding or in situations where heavy gauge components cannot be annealed. Furthermore, 316L grade stainless steel contains molybdenum, which significantly improves resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion in chloride environments, such as those found in marine or aggressive industrial atmospheres.

The 0.09mm wire is, therefore, able to withstand a plethora of harsh conditions while maintaining its structural integrity. This ensures longevity and reliability in applications that demand a robust material. Even when utilized in applications exposed to saline conditions, corrosive chemicals, or high humidity environments, the wire retains its performance attributes, resisting degradation and thereby reducing the need for maintenance or replacement over time. This resistance not only safeguards the material and any structure it forms part of but also provides financial and operational efficiencies by minimising disruption and repair costs in various professional applications.

How Do I Clean And Maintain The 0.09mm Stainless Steel Wire?

  • Initial Cleaning:
    • Gently wipe the wire using a soft, lint-free cloth to remove surface dirt or debris.
  • Deep Cleaning:
    • Use a solution of warm water and a mild, non-abrasive detergent or soap for thorough cleaning.
    • Immerse the wire into the solution and agitate gently.
    • Utilize a soft-bristle brush to scrub gently and address stubborn residues.
    • Ensure thorough rinsing with clean water to eliminate any detergent residues.
  • Saltwater or Corrosive Environment Maintenance:
    • Periodically rinse the wire with fresh water to prevent salt and chemical buildup.
  • Drying:
    • Meticulously dry the wire with a clean, dry cloth to avoid water spots or potential staining.
  • Visual Inspections:
    • Conduct regular visual checks for signs of wear, corrosion, or any visible damage.
    • Pay attention to areas with visible dirt, tarnish, or any form of degradation.
  • Specialised Cleaning:
    • Adhere to specific industry guidelines for cleaning and maintenance when used in specialised applications (e.g., medical, electronic).
  • Storage:
    • Ensure the wire is stored in a dry, clean, and preferably cool environment.
    • Avoid direct sunlight and extreme temperatures for storage when possible.
  • Timely Interventions:
    • Replace or repair the wire as needed based on visual inspections and performance to ensure continuity and reliability in applications.
  • Safety:
    • Ensure that safety protocols are followed during cleaning, especially in applications where the wire is utilized in electrical or sensitive environments.

How Does The 0.09mm Wire Perform In Acidic Environments?

In acidic environments, SS316L wire of 0.09mm is highly regarded for its performance due to its unique properties. With a lower carbon content and molybdenum added, SS316L resists corrosion, especially from chlorides and other acidic components. Due to molybdenum content, wires are protected from corrosive activities when exposed to acidic conditions. The lower carbon content also minimises the risk of sensitisation during welding, ensuring corrosion resistance even after high temperatures are applied.

When used in practical applications, 0.09mm wire remains resilient and retains its mechanical properties, even in environments with acidic substances, such as chemical processing, manufacturing, or environments that can lead to acid rain. With a remarkable resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion in acidic environments, it is a great choice for applications requiring a fine balance of strength, precision, and durability. Furthermore, the wire’s thin 0.09mm profile allows for precise and nuanced applications where a larger gauge wire might not be suitable, without compromising its resistance to aggressive environments, so it can be used in a range of acidic environments without compromises.



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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Contact our team today if you have any questions at all. We are always really keen to help in any way that we can. 

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