0.25mm (30 AWG) SS316L Marine Grade Stainless Wire


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The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality 316L grade stainless wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.

As a marine grade wire with 0.25mm (30 AWG) thickness, the SS316L wire provides the best utility across a wide range of applications, capitalising on its distinguishing properties to meet the requirements of challenging and demanding environments. In particular, SS316L stainless wires are highly corrosion resistant thanks to the addition of molybdenum and their low carbon content, making them ideal for marine environments where corrosion can be a significant issue. As a result, stainless wire is not only durable in marine applications, like boat rigging, but also in other critical applications, such as surgery and medical devices due to its biocompatibility.

Furthermore, the wire’s stable resistive properties make it effective in precision instrumentation for its reliable conductivity and reliability in electrical applications. It is also commonly used in welding procedures in general engineering and construction, ensuring that joints are corrosion-resistant and that the structural integrity of fabricated components is maintained. Furthermore, its corrosion-resistant and strong properties extend to sectors such as automotive and aerospace. Thus, the seamless integration of 0.25mm SS316L stainless wire across such disparate, yet critically demanding applications underscores its fundamental importance in not only sustaining but often enhancing the reliability, durability, and performance of the final products or applications in which it is used. Professionals across industries rely on the SS316L stainless wire for its steadfast reliability across a wide range of applications.

Specification of Wire:

  • Diameter – 0.25mm (30 AWG)
  • ohms/m – 15.28

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

What Are The Environmental Benefits Of Using 22 AWG SS316L Wire?

  • Durability and Longevity: SS316L wire is corrosion-resistant, reducing the need for frequent replacements and minimising material waste.
  • Resource Efficiency: Due to its durability, less material is needed over time, promoting resource conservation.
  • Preserving Aquatic Ecosystems: Its resistance to saltwater corrosion means no harmful substances leach into oceans during marine applications, safeguarding aquatic life.
  • Recyclability: SS316L wire can be recycled, lowering demand for raw material extraction and minimising the environmental impact of production.
  • Energy Efficiency: Consistent and reliable conductivity in electrical applications can potentially enhance energy efficiency, mitigating energy consumption.
  • Reduced Chemical Use: The non-reactive and easily cleanable nature of SS316L wire can minimise the need for harsh cleaning chemicals in industries like medical and food processing, limiting chemical exposure to the environment.

Can Stainless Wire Be Safely Used In Household Electrical Applications?

In household electrical applications, stainless wire, particularly the SS316L variant, is safe since it has stable resistive properties and durability. The stainless wire is reliable when implemented in electrical settings, providing a steady performance critical to maintaining household electrical safety. Corrosion resistance makes SS316L ideal for applications where the wire may be exposed to varying environmental conditions, preventing premature degradation and preventing electrical failures. Additionally, its thermal stability makes it resistant to short circuits and malfunctions even in fluctuating temperatures. To ensure safety and compliance with regulatory requirements, electricians must adhere to local electrical codes and standards.

Is SS316L Stainless Wire Resistant To High Temperatures?

Yes, SS316L stainless wire is renowned for its commendable resistance to high temperatures, an attribute that largely stems from its specific alloy composition. Comprising low carbon and the addition of molybdenum, SS316L exhibits enhanced high-temperature capabilities compared to some other stainless-steel variants. This wire can sustain its structural integrity and resist oxidation even under elevated temperatures, which is often crucial in applications like industrial manufacturing, automotive engineering, and certain electrical applications. This high-temperature resistance does not only preserve the wire’s physical properties but also ensures safety and reliability in applications where thermal stability is paramount. Consequently, SS316L stainless wire is often a preferred choice in environments or applications that are subjected to high thermal stress, ensuring persistent performance while resisting deformations and degradation that can emanate from prolonged exposure to elevated temperatures. This makes SS316L not just viable but a robustly safe option for various high-temperature applications across multiple industries.



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. 

We also offer similar products through our highly popular eBay store, check us out there too.

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

Additional information


10 Metres (33 Feet), 25 Metres (82.5 Feet), 50 Metres (166.66 Feet), 100 Metres (330 Feet), 150 Metres (495 Feet), 200 Metres (660 Feet)


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