0.27mm (29 AWG) Ni80 Nichrome Resistance Electrical Wire

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Ni80 Resistance Electrical Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are well known as suppliers of top quality Ni80 resistance electrical 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 0.27mm (29 AWG) Ni80 nichrome resistance electrical wire is a robust and versatile wiring option crafted from a nickel and chromium alloy. The material’s high temperature endurance, stable resistance, and oxidation resistance make it ideal for applications such as heat exchangers in appliances, aerospace, and laboratory instruments. In addition to ensuring device longevity and reliability, its constant resistance also ensures its reliability.

In addition, it is thermally stable, which allows it to function in harsh environments where other metals would not be able to. This wire’s oxidation resistance allows it to offer a cost-effective solution for various industries thanks to its reduced maintenance. It’s highly efficient and durable, making it a good choice for those searching for a highly dependable electrical resistance solution.

The 0.27mm Nichrome wire refers to a wire made of an alloy of nickel and chromium, with a diameter of 0.27mm. Nichrome is a popular material for heating elements due to its high resistance and resistance to oxidation at high temperatures. This makes it useful in applications such as heating elements in toasters, hair dryers, and other appliances, as well as in industries such as aerospace, medical devices, and chemical processing.

Key product details:

  • Diameter – 0.27mm (270 Micron – 29 AWG) 
  • Ohms/m – 187
  • Technical Specification:
  • Ni – Rest
  • Cr – 20.0 – 23.0
  • Fe – <1.0
  • Max Continuous Service Temp Of Element – 1200
  • Micrographic Structure – Austenite
  • Magnetic Properties – Nonmagnetic
  • Electrical resistance is high
  • Corrosion resistance is high

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?

We do not only offer Ni80 round wire. We also have a huge range of KA1 and stainless steel round wire in immediate stock too.

Ribbon wire and flat wire are stocked for immediate dispatch too.

 


FAQs About This Wire

Why Does Wire Length Affect Resistance?

Wire length affects resistance because resistance is proportional to the length of a conductor. This relationship is described by Ohm’s Law. This states that the resistance of a conductor is directly proportional to its length and inversely proportional to its cross-sectional area.

In other words, the longer a wire is, the greater its resistance will be. This is because as the length of a wire increases, the number of collisions between electrons and the lattice structure of the material increases. These collisions increase the amount of energy lost as heat and cause the wire to have a higher resistance.

How Much Resistance In A Wire?

The resistance of a wire depends on several factors, including:

Material: Different materials have different electrical resistivities, which determines their resistance. For example, copper has a lower electrical resistivity than steel, so a copper wire will have less resistance than a steel wire of the same size.

Length: As mentioned earlier, the longer a wire, the greater its resistance will be. This is because the electrons in the wire have a longer distance to travel, which increases the number of collisions they experience with the lattice structure of the material and therefore increases resistance.

Cross-sectional area: The cross-sectional area of a wire also affects its resistance. The larger the cross-sectional area, the less resistance it will have. This is because a larger cross-sectional area allows for more electrons to flow through the wire, reducing the number of collisions and therefore reducing resistance.

Temperature: The temperature of a wire also affects its resistance. As the temperature of a wire increases, its resistance will increase. This is because the increased temperature increases the motion of the electrons. This increases the number of collisions and therefore increases resistance.

Ohm’s law states that the resistance of a wire is directly proportional to its length and inversely proportional to its cross-sectional area. So, to calculate the resistance of a wire, you would need to know its length, cross-sectional area, and material, as well as its temperature if it’s not at a standard temperature.

Which Wire Has The Most Resistance?

The wire with the most resistance would depend on several factors, including the material, length, and cross-sectional area of the wire. In general, materials with higher electrical resistivities will have more resistance than materials with lower electrical resistivities. For example, steel has a higher electrical resistivity than copper, so a steel wire would generally have more resistance than a copper wire of the same size.

Additionally, as the length of a wire increases, its resistance will also increase. And, as the cross-sectional area of a wire decreases, its resistance will increase.

It’s also important to note that some materials, such as Nichrome, are specifically designed to have high resistance and are often used in heating elements. So, a Nichrome wire would generally have more resistance than a copper or steel wire of the same size and length.

What Do Resistance Wires Do?

Resistance wires, also known as heating wires, are wires that are designed to convert electrical energy into heat. They are typically made of materials with high electrical resistivity, such as Nichrome. This allows them to resist the flow of electrical current and generate heat instead.

Resistance wires are used in a wide range of applications, including:

  1. Heating elements: Heating elements in appliances such as toasters, hair dryers, and electric heaters use resistance wires to generate heat.
  2. Industrial heating: Resistance wires are used in industries such as aerospace, medical devices, and chemical processing for heating and temperature control.
  3. Temperature control: Resistance wires are used in temperature control systems. These are appliances like in ovens, to maintain a consistent temperature.
  4. Resistance welding: Resistance wires are used in resistance welding. This is a process where heat is generated by passing an electrical current through the wire to join two metal parts together.
  5. Electrical heating: Resistance wires are used in electrical heating applications, such as radiant heating systems, to generate heat for warmth and comfort.

Overall, resistance wires play a crucial role in converting electrical energy into heat for various applications. Their resistance allows them to generate heat efficiently and effectively.

 


 

Check out our blog ‘what is nichrome‘ for more information on ni80 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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Additional information

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

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