0.4mm (26 AWG) NiFe48 (48% Ni) Nickel Wire


NiFe48 nickel wire, with a 0.4mm thickness (26 AWG), offers a blend of durability and versatility, ideal for various industrial and commercial applications. Its 48% nickel composition ensures superior corrosion resistance and thermal stability, making it suitable for precision resistors in electronics, heating elements in appliances, and sensors in automotive systems.

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NiFe48 Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are best know as suppliers of top quality NiFe48 wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our top quality 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.

NiFe48, a nickel wire containing 48% nickel, is a versatile and durable product with numerous applications in various industries. 0.4mm thick (26 AWG), this wire offers a unique combination of properties that make it especially useful for a variety of applications. This material is ideal for use in harsh environments due to its exceptional corrosion and oxidation resistance. This resistance is attributed to the nickel content in the material, which provides a layer of protection against environmental factors. Its excellent thermal expansion properties ensure stability and reliability in applications involving temperature fluctuations.

The stable resistance of NiFe48 makes it a popular material for precision resistors and potentiometers in electronics. Maintaining accuracy in electronic components, especially in devices operating at different temperatures, requires this stability. NiFe48 is also used to manufacture heating elements. For industrial heaters, domestic appliances like toasters and hair dryers, and scientific equipment requiring precise temperature control, its ability to withstand high temperatures makes it an excellent choice.

Specification of Wire:

  • Diameter – 0.4mm (400 Micron – 26AWG)
  • Ohms/m – 4.13

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 NiFe48 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

Is NiFe48 Wire Durable In Harsh Environmental Conditions?

NiFe48 wire is highly durable when exposed to harsh environmental conditions. Nickel, which makes up 48% of its composition, provides exceptional corrosion and oxidation resistance. It is therefore particularly suitable for use in places that are exposed to extreme temperatures, humidity, or corrosive substances. The wire maintains its integrity and performance over time, even when subjected to challenging conditions, ensuring reliability and longevity in applications where durability is crucial. Its stability and resilience can be seen in a wide variety of applications, including machinery, outdoor applications, and equipment that is exposed to harsh chemicals.

Is NiFe48 Wire Resistant To Chemical Exposure?

Yes, NiFe48 wire is resistant to chemical exposure. The high nickel content in its composition provides a significant level of protection against various chemicals, including acids and alkalis. This chemical resistance makes it an excellent choice for use in environments where the wire may come into contact with harsh substances. Its ability to withstand chemical corrosion ensures that NiFe48 wire maintains its structural integrity and performance over time, even in challenging chemical environments. This property is particularly valuable in industrial applications, laboratory settings, and manufacturing processes where exposure to aggressive chemicals is common.


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. 

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), 150 Metres (495 Feet), 200 Metres (660 Feet)


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