0.2mm x 0.8mm Ribbon Wire Nickel Chrome 80 Resistance Wire


The ribbon wire nickel chrome 80 (0.2mm x 0.8mm) is a versatile resistance wire ideal for precise heating applications. Its efficient heat distribution makes it suitable for electronics, industrial heaters, and scientific equipment. Made from durable Nichrome 80 alloy, it offers high resistance and is used in various industries, including aerospace, automotive, and household appliances.

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Ribbon Wire Nickel Chrome 80

The ribbon wire nickel chrome 80, measuring 0.2mm x 0.8mm, is a high-performance resistance wire, ideal for various applications due to its flat, wide surface that ensures efficient and even heat distribution. With its excellent resistance and durability, Nichrome 80 is suitable for electronic components, heating elements, and scientific laboratory equipment. The high temperature resistance and oxidation resistance of this material makes it a preferred choice for industrial heaters, kilns, and furnaces. The flexible nature of the material and its heat resistance also make it suitable for artistic applications, such as jewelry making. The wire is also used in the aerospace and automotive industries for sensors and heating, and in household appliances such as toasters and hair dryers. Its versatility, reliability, and efficiency make ribbon wire nickel chrome 80 a perfect choice for applications that require precise temperature control and constant heating.

Key product details:

  • Diameter – 0.2mm x 0.8mm
  • Ohms/m – 7.25
  • 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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  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

How Does Ribbon Wire Nickel Chrome 80 Handle Mechanical Stress?

Because ribbon wire Nickel Chrome 80 has a flat and wide structure, which gives it more surface area than round wire, it is able to handle mechanical stress well. The wire’s structure distributes stress more evenly, which makes it less susceptible to breaking or deforming under tension or compression. Known as an alloy of strength and ductility, Nichrome 80 also contributes to the wire’s bending and shaping capabilities, making it particularly useful in applications requiring wire to be formed into specific shapes. As a result of the material’s inherent properties, it maintains its structural integrity as well as performance characteristics at all times, regardless of the mechanical load it is subjected to.

What Are The Advantages Of Using Ribbon Wire Nickel Chrome 80?

  1. Even Heat Distribution: Its flat, wide surface allows for more uniform heat distribution than round wires, making it highly efficient for heating applications.
  2. High Resistance: Nichrome 80 alloy offers high electrical resistance, which is crucial for applications that require precise temperature control.
  3. Durability: This wire is robust and durable, able to withstand high temperatures and resist oxidation and corrosion over time.
  4. Flexibility in Use: Its flexibility makes it suitable for various applications, from industrial heating elements to electronic components and scientific equipment.
  5. Temperature Resilience: It can operate effectively at high temperatures, which is essential in applications like furnaces, kilns, and aerospace components.
  6. Ease of Handling: The wire’s flat shape makes it easier to handle and install compared to round wires.
  7. Versatility: It can be used across multiple industries, including aerospace, automotive, and household appliances, due to its versatile properties.
  8. Efficient Performance: The wire provides efficient performance, particularly in applications where consistent and reliable heating is required.
  9. Customisability: Ribbon Wire Nickel Chrome 80 can be tailored or customised to specific lengths and shapes, depending on the requirements of the project.
  10. Cost-Effective: Despite its high performance, it remains a cost-effective solution for a wide range of heating and electrical applications.


Check out our blog ‘Understanding The Properties Of Nichrome Ribbon Wire’ 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


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


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