Ni200 Electric Wire
The Crazy Wire Company are well known as suppliers of top quality Ni200 electric wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our high specification woven mesh products. Our brilliant staff are experts in producing our spools of round wire on our 6 rapid action winding machines. All spools are produced to carry a little extra length to make up for any waste when handling the product.
The ni200 electric wire, with its precise 0.23mm diameter (31 AWG) and a robust composition of 99.6% Nickel (Ni200), positions itself as a requisite material for various electronic and electrical applications. The ni200 wire is particularly renowned for its exceptional conductivity, stability, and corrosion resistance. It is often utilised in electrical engineering to create durable and efficient heating elements because of its ability to withstand high temperatures without compromising performance. This is crucial for use in applications such as industrial heating and furnaces. Furthermore, the ni200 electric wire finds substantial application in the field of electronics and electrical component manufacturing, where it helps create connectors, lead wires, and transformers due to its low electrical resistance and high reliability.
Those engaged in robotics and automation find the wire irreplaceable, offering precision and consistency when creating components that require controlled electrical conduction. The non-reactive nature of this material makes it ideal for crafting elements within medical devices that are both functionally consistent and safe. Furthermore, its high melting point and stability under thermal stress make it an ideal material for aerospace and automotive applications. Hence, the ni200 electric wire is not only designed to meet the requirements of different industries, but also provides a robust, reliable, and efficient solution for a variety of applications.
Key product details:
- Diameter – 0.23mm (230 Micron – 31 AWG)
- Ohms/m – 2.31
- Ni+Co – Max 99.6% / Min 99.0%
Fe – 0.4%
C – 0.15%
Mn – 0.35%
Si – 0.35%
Cu – 0.25%
S – 0.01%Density – 8.89 g/cm3
Melting Point – 1435 – 1446 oC
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
Can Ni200 Electric Wire Be Repaired If Damaged?
If ni200 wire is damaged, it can often be repaired, depending on the extent and nature of the problem. When a wire is damaged, it can typically be repaired by soldering or using conductive epoxy. If the wire is required for applications requiring precision resistance and strict specifications, any repair might alter its performance characteristics, so replacement might be the best option. It is usually recommended to replace wires if they have suffered significant damage or when their integrity has been compromised. Make sure that repairs are conducted according to safety guidelines, and consider consulting with a professional or referring to the manufacturer’s guidelines for specific instructions on how to repair the Ni200 electric wire. In critical or safety-sensitive applications, it is important to consider all potential implications and risks before repairing or replacing the wire.
Can Ni200 Electrical Wire Be Soldered Or Welded To Create Circuits?
Yes, ni200 electric wire can be soldered or welded. However, it may present some challenges due to its specific material properties.
Soldering: Ni200 can be soldered, but it requires specific fluxes that are suitable for nickel, and often, a slightly higher soldering temperature than what is used for traditional copper or tin-lead solders. Care must be taken to properly clean and prepare the surfaces to ensure a solid, reliable joint. When soldering, it’s imperative to choose a solder and flux that are compatible with nickel to ensure a strong, conductive joint.
Welding: Welding ni200 electric wire can also be accomplished, typically through methods like Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding or resistance welding. Ni200 can be welded to itself or to other nickel alloys with the appropriate filler material, ensuring strong connections in your circuits. Care needs to be taken in managing the heat input and cooling rates to prevent issues such as hot cracking or altering the wire’s electrical properties.
Always adhere to safety protocols and ensure that the methods applied do not adversely affect the wire’s properties essential to the application. It might be beneficial to consult a materials engineer or a professional experienced in working with ni200 for specific advice on creating circuits through soldering or welding while maintaining the desired electrical and mechanical properties of the wire.
What Is The Shelf-Life Of Ni200 Electric Wire?
Ni200 electric wire, comprising predominantly of nickel (around 99.6%), typically doesn’t have a strict shelf-life per se, thanks to its intrinsic resistance to corrosion and oxidation, especially under normal storage conditions. Nickel, being a stable and corrosion-resistant metal, doesn’t degrade or lose its electrical properties over time in the way perishable materials or compounds might. However, to maintain its optimal quality and ensure its longevity, it is advisable to store ni200 electric wire properly. Keeping it in a cool, dry place, protected from environmental extremes like high humidity, corrosive atmospheres, or excessive temperatures, will preserve its physical and electrical properties.
Ensuring that the wire is coiled or spooled neatly without kinks or sharp bends will also protect its structural integrity. While the wire itself may not degrade significantly over time, any insulation or coating on the wire may have a more limited lifespan and should be inspected for integrity before use, especially if it has been stored for a prolonged period. Always adhere to the manufacturer’s storage recommendations to uphold the wire’s quality and performance across its applications.
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.
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