SS304 Round Wire
The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality SS304 round wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.
This stainless steel round wire is made from grade 304 stainless steel. It has a high level of quality and durability. There is a balance between strength and flexibility in this wire, which has a thickness of 0.1mm, equivalent to 38AWG. The stainless steel grade 304 round wire, commonly used in a wide range of applications, is renowned for its corrosion resistance, making it exceptionally durable in challenging environments. Due to its resistance to oxidation and rusting, it has a long lifespan, making it cost-effective for long-term use.
As a result of the adaptability of the ss304 round wire, it is widely used in a wide range of industries. Because of its properties, it is ideal for applications requiring both strength and precision, such as electronic components, jewelry, and delicate wire crafts. The wire is also resistant to common chemicals due to its Grade 304 stainless steel construction, making it suitable for environments where chemical interactions may occur. Combined with its tensile strength, this enables it to maintain its integrity under external pressure.
We provide a comprehensive range of sizes tailored to meet diverse needs. The wire diameters range from a delicate 0.08mm up to a more robust 0.87mm. These sizes correspond to American Wire Gauge (AWG) standards from 40AWG down to 20AWG. To assist with electrical applications, it’s noteworthy that our wire resistances vary from 252.17 Ωm at the finest size, decreasing to 1.2 Ωm as the wire diameter increases.
Specification of this product:
- Diameter – 0.1mm (100 Micron – 38 AWG)
- Ohms/ft – 90.78
These specifications not only testify to the wire’s adaptability but also its capacity to fulfill specific requirements in both craftsmanship and technology. When you choose our stainless steel wire, you’re investing in reliability, precision, and quality. Whether you’re working on intricate designs or establishing firm connections, this product ensures you have the best material at your fingertips.
Why Use The Crazy Wire Company
- Quality of products: The Crazy Wire Company always offer high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations.
- 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.
- 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.
- Availability: Our products are kept in house and are ready to ship immediately.
- Customer service: Our experienced staff help our customers feel confident in their purchases and provide assistance when required.
What Else Is Available?
We also offer stainless steel in ribbon and flat wire options.
The choice is virtually endless!
FAQs About This Wire
Is SS304 Round Wire Suitable For Electronic Components?
There is no doubt that SS304 Round Wire is suitable for electronic components. With its corrosion resistance and electrical conductivity, SS304 stainless steel is a viable choice for a wide range of electronic applications. Electronic components often require materials that can withstand different environmental conditions, resist oxidation, and maintain their structural integrity. SS304 round wire meets these criteria. The smooth surface and consistent diameter ensure reliable contact points and connections. Due to its strength and malleability, it can be formed into intricate shapes, which are often needed in electronic assembly. Professionals in the electronics industry who need a reliable and high-quality material have become more familiar with SS304 round wire.
Is SS304 Round Wire Food Safe?
Yes, SS304 Round Wire is food safe. Stainless Steel 304, commonly referred to as SS304, is widely recognised and accepted for various food-related applications due to its resistance to corrosion and staining. This type of stainless steel doesn’t react with food, meaning there won’t be a transfer of metal aftertastes or residues. Additionally, SS304 does not harbor bacteria or viruses easily, ensuring that food contact surfaces maintain a high level of hygiene. This is why SS304 is often found in kitchen equipment, cookware, cutlery, and other food processing machinery. When using SS304 round wire for food applications, it’s essential to ensure that the wire is cleaned thoroughly and regularly to maintain its food-safe properties.
Are There Any Special Handling Precautions For SS304 Round Wire?
Yes, while SS304 Round Wire is known for its durability and resistance, there are some special handling precautions to consider for its optimal use and longevity:
- Storage: It’s best to store the SS304 round wire in a cool, dry place. Exposure to extreme conditions or corrosive environments can eventually degrade the wire’s quality.
- Handling: When manipulating the wire, wearing gloves can prevent potential skin injuries due to sharp wire ends and also prevent the transfer of oils from the skin, which could cause stains or corrosion spots over time.
- Cutting: When cutting the wire, ensure that you use the appropriate tools, such as wire cutters or shears, to prevent fraying or damaging the wire’s structure.
- Bending: While SS304 round wire is malleable, repeated bending or over-bending can weaken the wire or cause it to break. It’s essential to use appropriate tools and techniques when shaping the wire.
- Cleaning: It’s advisable to clean the wire with a soft cloth and mild soapy water. Avoid using abrasive materials or strong chemicals which might damage or discolor the wire’s surface.
- Welding: If welding SS304 round wire, it’s essential to use the appropriate welding methods and protective measures, as incorrect welding can compromise the wire’s structural integrity and resistance properties.
- Chemical Exposure: Though SS304 is resistant to many chemicals, it’s crucial to know which chemicals it may come in contact with. Prolonged exposure to certain chemicals, like chlorine, can compromise its corrosion resistance.
- Temperature Extremes: While SS304 can withstand high temperatures, prolonged exposure to extreme heat or cold may affect its tensile strength.
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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