0.45mm (25 AWG) Soft Nickel Chrome 200 Wire (Tempered 99.6%)


The 0.45mm (25 AWG) nickel chrome 200 wire, tempered to 99.6% purity, is renowned for its impressive electrical resistance and steadfast stability across wide temperature ranges, making it a crucial component in diverse applications. From crafting reliable heating elements in household appliances and industrial furnaces to serving as a resilient material in laboratory apparatus, its resistance to oxidation and corrosion underscores its utility in high-temperature and corrosive environments. Employed in the aerospace industry, artistic creations, and electronic manufacturing, this wire navigates between roles, ensuring optimal, durable performance in a myriad of contexts, making it a versatile and reliable material across several sectors.

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Nickel Chrome 200 Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are well known as suppliers of top quality nickel chrome 200 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 nickel chrome 200 wire, gauged at 0.45mm (25 AWG), and tempered at 99.6% purity, stands out for its distinguished applications and benefits in various industries, leveraging its superior electrical resistance, durability, and stable resistivity across a broad temperature range. This wire is ideal for a wide range of applications, including crafting durable heating elements for industrial furnaces and household appliances such as ovens, toasters, and hair dryers. It is able to maintain stability and resistance to oxidation even at elevated temperatures.

Due to its corrosion resistance, the material is also an essential component of laboratory equipment and other scientific apparatus that requires stable, high-temperature operation. The reliability and durability of its heating elements and components under thermal stress justify its widespread use in the aerospace industry. Because it is malleable and resistant to deterioration, this nickel chrome 200 wire is ideal for sculpture and jewelry-making. It is also commonly used to create resistors and powerful electrical connections in automotive applications, electrical manufacturing, and various electronic devices. It provides a durable and reliable performance in environments where temperature resistance and electrical stability are important. Its versatility, robustness, and reliability across varied sectors are ensured by its tailoring to the said multitude of applications.

Key product details:

  • Diameter – 0.45mm (450 Micron – 25 AWG) 
  • Ohms/m – 0.6
  • Technical Specification:
  • Ni+Co – Max 99.6% / Min 99.0%
    Fe – 0.4%
    C – 0.15%
    Mn – 0.35%
    Si – 0.35%
    Cu – 0.25%
    S – 0.01%
  • Density – 8.89 g/cm3
    Melting Point – 1435 – 1446 oC

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?

Not only do we offer Ni200 wire, but we also stock huge levels of Ni60, Ni80 and Ni90.

We also offer stainless steel in ribbon and flat wire options.

The choice is virtually endless!


FAQs About This Wire

How Resilient Is Nickel Chrome 200 Wire To Mechanical Stress?

In applications requiring stable functionality under physical stress, nickel chrome 200 wire is a popular choice. The wire’s combination of mechanical strength, ductility, and enduring performance across a range of temperatures make it a versatile industrial wire. Due to its exceptional ability to maintain structural integrity and resistivity, it is invaluable in scenarios where reliability under stress is key. Despite its soft and malleable nature, nickel chrome 200 wire does not easily wear out, maintaining its functionality and form even after repeated use. By being rugged to mechanical stress, it is suited for a wide range of applications, including heating elements and electrical connections. Due to the wire’s ability to handle mechanical stress while maintaining its properties, maintenance costs are reduced and performance remains consistent over time.

How Can Nickel Chrome 200 Wire Be Properly Cleaned And Maintained?

Proper cleaning and maintenance of nickel chrome 200 wire are pivotal to ensure its longevity and sustained performance, particularly given its widespread utilisation in various high-demand applications. To clean the wire, use a soft, lint-free cloth to gently wipe away any surface dirt or residues. For more stubborn contaminants, a mild, non-abrasive cleaner can be applied cautiously, ensuring it does not compromise the wire’s integrity or its specific application. When dealing with potential oxidisation or slight corrosion, specialised cleaning agents designed for nickel-chrome alloys may be used, always following the manufacturer’s guidelines to prevent inadvertent damage.

Maintenance of nickel chrome 200 wire entails regular inspections for any signs of wear, corrosion, or structural damage. Paying close attention to any changes in performance, coloration, or flexibility can preemptively identify issues, thereby circumventing potential failures or breakdowns in its application. Furthermore, ensuring the wire is utilised within its specified temperature and resistance parameters will substantiate its longevity and reliability. For applications where the wire is exposed to harsh or corrosive environments, additional protective measures or coatings might be considered to safeguard its functionality and durability. Always adhere to the specific maintenance guidelines provided by the manufacturer or supplier to maximise the lifespan and efficacy of your nickel chrome 200 wire.

Can Nickel Chrome 200 Wire Be Used In Commercial Kitchen Appliances?

Yes, nickel chrome 200 wire can be effectively used in commercial kitchen appliances due to its high resistance to heat and corrosion, along with its stability in various environmental conditions. In the realm of commercial kitchens, where appliances are frequently exposed to high temperatures, varying levels of humidity, and an assortment of materials and substances, the nickel chrome 200 wire serves as a robust and reliable choice for constructing heating elements and electrical connections. This wire is commonly found in appliances such as ovens, grills, toasters, and warmers due to its ability to reliably produce and sustain heat over prolonged periods.

Additionally, given its resistance to oxidation, even at elevated temperatures, it can maintain its structural integrity and performance despite the rigorous and demanding conditions prevalent in commercial kitchens. Ensuring safe and effective electrical and thermal conductivity, nickel chrome 200 wire becomes a pivotal component that contributes to the optimal, consistent functionality of various cooking, baking, and warming appliances in a commercial culinary setting. Consequently, its durability, heat resistance, and stable resistivity substantiate its prevalent use in the manufacturing and repair of commercial kitchen appliances.



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 ‘What You Need To Know About: Stainless Steel Wires’   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), 25 Metres (82.5 Feet), 50 Metres (166.66 Feet), 100 Metres (330 Feet)


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