0.2mm (32 AWG) Ni90 Nichrome Resistance Wire – 10.14 ohms/m


Explore the exceptional quality of our 0.2mm Ni90 Heat Treatment Wire, a standout choice for precision heating and electrical applications. This wire, measuring 0.2mm in diameter (200 Micron – 32 AWG), offers an impressive resistance of 10.14 ohms/m, making it highly efficient and reliable.

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0.2mm Ni90 Heat Treatment Wire

Explore the exceptional quality of our 0.2mm Ni90 Heat Treatment Wire, a standout choice for precision heating and electrical applications. This wire, measuring 0.2mm in diameter (200 Micron – 32 AWG), offers an impressive resistance of 10.14 ohms/m, making it highly efficient and reliable. Crafted from premium Ni90 material, it ensures optimal performance and durability for a variety of demanding tasks. Ideal for those seeking a high-resistance wire with consistent results, our Ni90 Heat Treatment Wire is a testament to precision engineering and quality

Key product details:

  • Diameter – 0.2mm (200 Micron – 32 AWG)
  • Ohms/m – 10.14 ohms/m

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 Ni90 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

What are the Primary Uses of Ni90 Nichrome Resistance Wire?

1. Heating Elements in Household Appliances

  • Electric Heaters: Used in space heaters and water heaters for its ability to generate heat efficiently.
  • Toasters: Employed in the heating elements to ensure even toasting.
  • Hair Dryers: Provides the heating mechanism required for blowing hot air.

2. Industrial Heating Applications

  • Kilns and Furnaces: Utilized in ceramic, glass, and metalworking industries for its high-temperature stability.
  • Industrial Ovens: Used for processes like baking, curing, and drying where consistent heat is essential.

3. Cutting Tools

  • Hot Wire Foam Cutters: Used in sculpting and cutting foam and other materials, benefiting from its ability to heat quickly and maintain a stable temperature.

4. Laboratory and Scientific Applications

  • Resistive Heating Elements: Employed in various experimental setups where precise temperature control is needed.
  • Thermocouples: Used as a part of temperature measurement devices due to its predictable resistance change with temperature.

5. Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Devices

  • Coils for Atomizers: Used in vape devices to vaporize e-liquids due to its ability to provide consistent and controllable heating.

6. Resistors and Potentiometers

  • Fixed Resistors: Used in electronic circuits requiring specific resistance values.
  • Variable Resistors (Potentiometers): Incorporated in devices that need adjustable resistance.

7. Art and Craft

  • Foam Cutting for Sculptures: Used by artists and hobbyists for precise cutting and shaping of polystyrene foam.
  • Jewelry Making: Sometimes used in specialty applications requiring precise heat application.

8. Automotive and Aerospace Applications

  • Defrosting Elements: Applied in windshields and other areas requiring de-icing or defrosting.
  • Seat Heaters: Used in heated car seats for comfortable warmth during cold weather.

9. Medical Devices

  • Surgical Instruments: Used in devices requiring sterilization through heating.
  • Diagnostic Equipment: Applied in certain types of sensors and diagnostic tools.

10. Other High-Temperature Applications

  • Igniters: Used in gas burners and other ignition systems for its reliable performance at high temperatures.
  • Thermal Cutoff Devices: Employed as a safety feature in various appliances to prevent overheating.

Can Ni90 Nichrome Resistance Wire be Soldered?

Ni90 Nichrome Resistance Wire cannot be easily soldered using conventional methods due to its high melting point and the inherent resistance to solder adhesion. Standard soldering techniques and materials, such as tin-lead or silver-based solders, are ineffective because Nichrome’s oxidation layer and high-temperature tolerance prevent proper bonding. Instead, mechanical connections, such as crimping or using specialised connectors, are recommended. For applications requiring strong and durable connections at high temperatures, spot welding or using high-temperature conductive adhesives are preferred methods. These alternatives ensure reliable and effective connections without compromising the wire’s performance or integrity.

Why Choose Ni90 Nichrome Wire over Other Resistance Wires?

Choosing Ni90 Nichrome Wire over other resistance wires offers several significant advantages, primarily due to its superior high-temperature performance, durability, and stability. Ni90 Nichrome Wire has a high melting point of around 1400°C (2550°F), making it ideal for applications that require sustained heat. Its excellent resistance to oxidation and corrosion ensures longevity even under harsh conditions, providing consistent and reliable performance over time. Additionally, Ni90 Nichrome Wire maintains stable resistance across a wide temperature range, which is crucial for precision in heating applications and electronic devices. These properties make it a preferred choice for industrial heating elements, household appliances, and specialised applications like vaping devices and laboratory instruments, where reliability and efficiency are paramount.


The Crazy Wire Company is a leading UK based supplier of nichromefecral, 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 ‘Everything That You Need To Know About Wire  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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10 Metres (33 Feet), 20 Metres (66 Feet), 50 Metres (166.66 Feet), 100 Metres (330 Feet), 200 Metres (660 Feet)


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