0.22mm (31AWG) Stainless Steel Grade 304 Round Wire

Grade 304 round wire, with a specification of 0.22mm or 31AWG, is crafted from high-quality Stainless Steel Grade 304. Known for its strength and corrosion resistance, this wire is versatile, suitable for everything from jewelry making to industrial applications. Its Grade 304 composition ensures durability and resistance to environmental factors, making it a reliable choice for both professionals and enthusiasts.

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Stainless Steel Grade 304 Round Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality stainless steel grade 304 round wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.

Grade 304 round wire is a premium quality product manufactured to a specification of 0.22mm or 31AWG. This wire is crafted from Stainless Steel Grade 304, which is known for its inherent strength and resistance to corrosion. Stainless Steel Grade 304 is an industry standard for a reason: it offers a unique combination of robustness and longevity, making it the ideal choice for a range of applications. A wide range of industries and applications can benefit from grade 304 round wire. Whether used for intricate jewelry making, crafts, or more industrial applications like wire mesh production, fencing, or cable reinforcement, its versatility is admirable.

The thin diameter of 0.22mm makes it a preferred choice for professionals seeking reliability and finesse in their work. This product’s resistance to common environmental factors is one of its biggest advantages. Due to its 304 stainless steel grade, it resists rusting, allowing projects to remain visually appealing and functional even under challenging conditions. Its mechanical properties also make it malleable yet strong, making it suitable for a wide range of applications.

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 – 0.22mm (220 Micron – 31 AWG)
  • Ohms/ft – 18.76

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

  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 316, 430 (magnetic) and 317L.

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

The choice is virtually endless!


FAQs About This Wire

Can Grade 304 Round Wire Be Used In Construction Projects?

There is no doubt that Grade 304 Round Wire can be used in construction projects, especially those that require corrosion resistance and durability. With Stainless Steel Grade 304, this wire is extremely strong and rust-resistant, making it an excellent choice for construction applications both indoors and outdoors. Wire’s versatility shines regardless of whether it’s used for reinforcement in concrete, tying materials together, or as decorative elements. Its corrosion resistance allows it to remain robust even in locations with moisture exposure, such as coastal areas and regions with heavy rainfall. Furthermore, due to its stainless nature, it adds a sense of modernity and sleekness to contemporary construction projects. It’s always recommended to consult with a construction or materials expert for specific applications or environments to ensure the best results.

What Are The Environmental Considerations When Disposing Of Grade 304 Round Wire?

When disposing of Grade 304 Round Wire, several environmental considerations come into play due to its stainless steel composition. Firstly, Stainless Steel Grade 304 is highly recyclable. Its inherent properties allow it to be melted down and repurposed multiple times without any significant degradation in quality. Thus, instead of discarding used or excess wire, it’s preferable to recycle it.

Recycling not only reduces the need for mining new raw materials, which can be environmentally damaging, but it also reduces energy consumption compared to producing new stainless steel. By choosing to recycle, greenhouse gas emissions are decreased, and the carbon footprint of the product is reduced.

However, if disposing of Grade 304 Round Wire in landfills, one must consider its longevity. Stainless steel does not degrade quickly; hence, it doesn’t contribute to soil pollution directly. However, its inert nature means it can occupy landfill space for an extended period without breaking down.

In some regions, there may be specific guidelines or regulations regarding the disposal of metals, including stainless steel. It’s advisable to consult local waste management resources or services to ensure compliance with any disposal regulations.

Can Stainless Steel Grade 304 Round Wire be Anodised?

No, Stainless Steel Grade 304 Round Wire cannot be anodised in the same manner as aluminum. Anodising is a process that thickens and toughens the naturally occurring protective oxide on aluminum. When aluminum is anodised, it results in a colored, corrosion-resistant, and durable surface.

Stainless steel, on the other hand, does not undergo an anodising process like aluminum. Instead, if coloration or a similar effect is desired on stainless steel, processes such as electrochemical coloring, bead blasting, or physical vapor deposition (PVD) can be employed. These methods can impart a variety of colors to the stainless steel surface without compromising the material’s inherent corrosion resistance.

However, it’s worth noting that while these processes can achieve a decorative appearance on stainless steel, the effects might not be as durable or resistant as an anodised layer on aluminum. Always ensure the chosen process meets the desired functional and aesthetic requirements for the specific application of the Grade 304 Round Wire.



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.