NiCr Resistance Wire
The Crazy Wire Company are best known as suppliers of top quality NiCr resistance heating 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 0.2mm (32 AWG) Ni80 NiCr resistance wire is a premium-grade alloy wire crafted to meet the diverse needs of modern electronic applications. Its main component, nickel-chromium (nicr), ensures it is durable and resistant to environmental factors. Featuring a small diameter and high flexibility, NiCr wire ensures low resistance and is ideal for intricate designs. Among the benefits of this wire are its consistent performance, resistance to oxidation, and high melting point. The result is that it becomes a preferred choice for many industries.
These NiCr resistance wires are commonly used in electric heating elements in kitchen appliances such as toasters and ovens. In addition, it is used in industrial furnace heating, resistive heating elements, and specialised laboratory equipment. Ni80 is a nickel and chromium alloy that provides an optimal combination of strength and resistance, ensuring reliability and longevity. 0.2mm Ni80 NiCr resistance wire stands out among versatile and reliable wire solutions for electrical and heating projects.
Key product details:
- Diameter – 0.2mm (200 Micron – 32 AWG)
- Ohms/m – 35.58
- 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
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FAQs About This Wire
What Is NiCr Nichrome Wire?
“NiCr” typically refers to a nickel-chromium (NiCr) alloy. This type of alloy is made by combining nickel and chromium to form a new material with unique properties. The addition of chromium to nickel enhances specific properties, such as increased strength, improved corrosion resistance, and improved electrical conductivity. NiCr alloys are used in a wide range of applications, including electrical resistance heating elements, thermal sensors, and catalysts. The specific composition and properties of NiCr alloys can vary depending on the intended application and the specific type of NiCr alloy being used.
What Is A Nickel Alloy Wire?
There are many different nickel alloy wire options available, each with specific compositions and properties suited to different applications. It’s difficult to give an exact number as new alloys are continually being developed and the number of options can vary depending on the specific market and application. However, some of the most common nickel alloy wire options include Inconel, Monel, Incoloy, and nickel-chromium (NiCr) alloys. Each type of nickel alloy wire has a unique composition and set of properties that make it suitable for specific applications, such as high-temperature resistance, corrosion resistance, and electrical conductivity.
A nickel alloy wire is a type of wire made by combining nickel with other metals, such as iron, chromium, aluminum, or molybdenum, to form a new material with unique properties. The addition of other metals to nickel can enhance specific properties, such as increased strength, improved corrosion resistance, and improved electrical or thermal conductivity. Nickel alloy wires are used in a wide range of applications, including aerospace, chemical processing, electrical and electronic components, and oil and gas production. Some common examples of nickel alloy wires include Inconel, Monel, and Incoloy. Each type of nickel alloy wire is designed for specific applications, depending on the desired properties.
Will NiCr Rust?
NiCr alloy wire may not rust under normal conditions, as nickel-chromium alloys are known for their resistance to corrosion. Chromium enhances the corrosion resistance of nickel, making NiCr alloys more resistant to rust and other forms of corrosion compared to pure nickel. However, the level of resistance to rust and corrosion can vary depending on the specific composition of the NiCr alloy, as well as the environment and conditions to which the wire is exposed. To ensure maximum resistance to rust and corrosion, it’s important to choose the right NiCr alloy wire for the specific application and to follow proper storage and handling procedures.
Can Nichrome Wire Be Soldered?
Yes, nichrome wire can be soldered. Nichrome is an alloy of nickel and chromium and has a high resistance to electrical current, making it a common material for use in heating elements. However, because nichrome has a high melting point (around 1400°C), soldering it can be a challenging process.
To solder nichrome wire, it is usually necessary to use a high-temperature soldering process, such as brazing or welding, rather than conventional low-temperature soldering. In addition, special fluxes and solders that are designed for high-temperature applications may be required.
It is also important to ensure that the nichrome wire is thoroughly cleaned before soldering, as any contaminants on the surface of the wire can prevent the solder from adhering properly.
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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