FeCrAl A1 Wire Ribbon
The Crazy Wire Company are best known and long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality FeCrAl A1 wire ribbon and we also have enormous stock levels at all times as we use this wire to weave our mesh products.
The FeCrAl A1 wire ribbon, with its dimensions of 0.2mm x 0.1mm, offers a versatile and high-performance solution for various industrial and technical applications. Wire ribbons made from iron, chromium, and aluminum are known for their exceptional heat resistance and stability. This makes them ideal for use in high-temperature environments. As a result of its small size and ribbon-like form factor, it provides precision work and ease of handling, especially in applications that require intricate designs or limited space.
FeCrAl A1 wire ribbon is highly sought after in industries such as electronics, where resistance to oxidation and conductivity are crucial for reliable and long-lasting design. Because it stands up to high temperatures without degrading, it is the ideal material for heating elements in electrical appliances such as toasters and hair dryers. Corrosion resistance also makes it suitable for outdoor use or harsh environmental conditions, ensuring durability and performance.
Specification of this FeCrAl A1 Wire Ribbon:
- Diameter – 0.2mm x 0.1mm
- Ohms/ft – 7.09
We also offer more of this KA1 wire too if required.
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.
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FAQs About This Wire
How Durable Is FeCrAl A1 Wire Ribbon In Harsh Environments?
Its excellent durability, especially in harsh environments, is one of the benefits of FeCrAl A1 wire ribbon. This resilience is due to the iron, chromium, and aluminum composition, which provides a strong defense against corrosion and oxidation. Despite its high temperatures, moisture, or exposure to chemicals, FeCrAl A1 maintains its integrity much better than many other materials. Suitable for outdoor applications, industrial settings, and situations where exposure to corrosive elements is a concern, the wire can withstand extreme conditions without significant degradation. Its high melting point and thermal stability contribute to its longevity. This ensures that it retains its properties and functionality even under extreme conditions. In challenging environments, FeCrAl A1 wire ribbon is an excellent choice for industries that require materials with long life spans and minimal maintenance.
How Is FeCrAl A1 Wire Ribbon Manufactured?
- Alloying: The first step is to create the FeCrAl alloy. The raw materials – iron, chromium, and aluminum – are melted together in specific proportions to achieve the desired chemical composition. This process is done under high temperatures in a controlled environment to ensure homogeneity and purity of the alloy.
- Casting and Rolling: Once the alloy is formed, it is cast into a form that can be further processed, usually ingots or slabs. These are then heated and rolled into thinner sheets or strips. The rolling process is crucial as it determines the thickness of the final product.
- Annealing: The rolled strips are then annealed, which involves heating them to a specific temperature and then cooling them at a controlled rate. This process relieves internal stresses and improves the ductility of the material, making it easier to shape and work with.
- Slitting or Cutting: The annealed strips are then slit or cut into narrower widths to produce the wire ribbon. This step is done with precision equipment to ensure that the dimensions of the wire ribbon are consistent and meet the specified requirements.
- Surface Treatment: Depending on the application, the wire ribbon may undergo additional surface treatments. This could include cleaning, coating, or applying a surface finish to enhance its properties, such as improving its resistance to oxidation or enhancing its electrical conductivity.
- Quality Control: Throughout the manufacturing process, quality control is a key focus. The wire ribbon is subjected to various tests to ensure it meets the required physical and chemical properties. This includes testing its composition, tensile strength, resistance to corrosion, and other relevant attributes.
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 ‘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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