0.38mm (27 AWG) Ni80 Nickel Alloy Resistance Wire


The 0.38mm (27 AWG) Ni80 nickel alloy resistance wire offers a perfect blend of durability and flexibility, suitable for a range of applications. Boasting rapid heating properties and resistance to corrosion, this wire is ideal for household and industrial heating elements, precision resistors in electronic circuits, and intricate craftwork. With its low electrical resistivity, it ensures efficient energy transmission, making it a reliable choice for stable electrical connections. Trust in the Ni80’s consistent quality for your specialised tasks.

Please Feel Free To Contact Our Team If You Have Any Questions At All. We Are Always Keen To Help In Any Way We Can.

✔ Huge Range Available

✔ Produced In Warrington, UK

✔ Shipped Within 24 Hours

✔ 30 Day Returns Accepted

Add to Wishlist


Ni80 Nickel Alloy Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are well known as suppliers of top quality Ni80 nickel alloy 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 0.38mm (27 AWG) Ni80 nickel alloy resistance wire is a premium-grade material specifically designed to cater to a variety of applications demanding precision and reliability. Due to the nickel alloy composition, this wire offers superior corrosion resistance and oxidation resistance, resulting in longevity and consistent performance over time. Intricate designs and robust applications alike benefit from its 0.38mm diameter, which provides an optimal balance between durability and flexibility. Ni80 has rapid heating properties that allow devices to reach the desired temperature quickly and maintain it with minimal fluctuations.

When heat distribution is crucial, this is essential. The low electrical resistivity of this material makes it ideal for electrical components requiring stable and dependable electrical connections. Nickel alloy resistance wire is commonly used in household and industrial appliances, electronic circuits, and specialised craftwork where malleability and heat resistance are needed. Many professionals and hobbyists rely on Ni80 nickel alloy wire for its versatility and reliability. No matter what specialised task it’s used for, it’s consistent quality and resilience allows users to trust in it.

Key product details:

  • Diameter – 0.38mm (380 Micron – 27 AWG) 
  • Ohms/m – 9.61
  • 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

What Is A Nickel Alloy?

A nickel alloy is a metal composed primarily of nickel and other elements that enhance its properties, such as strength, corrosion resistance, or heat resistance. Some common nickel alloys include stainless steel, Inconel, and Monel. These alloys are used in a variety of applications, including aerospace, chemical processing, and electrical equipment.
which nickel alloy has the highest heat resistance

Which Nickel Alloy Has The Highest Heat Resistance?

Inconel 718 is a nickel-based alloy that is known for its high heat resistance. It can withstand temperatures up to 1300°C (2370°F) and has excellent creep resistance.

Nichrome and Inconel 718 are both heat-resistant alloys, but Inconel 718 is generally considered to have higher heat resistance compared to Nichrome. Inconel 718 can withstand temperatures up to 1300°C (2370°F), while Nichrome has a maximum temperature limit of about 1200°C (2192°F). Additionally, Inconel 718 has better creep resistance and is more resistant to thermal fatigue and corrosion compared to Nichrome.

What Are The Advantages For Using Nichrome Wire?

  1. High resistance to corrosion and oxidation
  2. Good electrical conductivity
  3. High resistance to high temperatures
  4. Good tensile strength and ductility
  5. Compatibility with a variety of metals and alloys.

How Do I Clean Nickel Chrome Wire?

Nichrome wire can be cleaned using the following steps:

  1. Use a soft-bristled brush to remove any loose debris or rust.
  2. Soak the wire in a solution of warm water and a mild detergent for several minutes.
  3. Rinse the wire thoroughly with clean water to remove any residue.
  4. Dry the wire thoroughly using a clean cloth or let it air dry.

Note: Avoid using abrasive or harsh cleaning agents, as they can damage the wire.



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. 

We also offer similar products through our highly popular eBay store, check us out there too.

Contact our team today if you have any questions at all. We are always really keen to help in any way that we can. 

Additional information


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


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “0.38mm (27 AWG) Ni80 Nickel Alloy Resistance Wire”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *