Stainless Steel Ribbon Wire
The 0.4mm x 0.1mm stainless steel ribbon, made from SS316L marine grade wire, offers a versatile and durable solution for various applications. The corrosion-resistant performance of this material makes it ideal for maritime and outdoor construction, as well as coastal architecture. Ribbons with this flexibility are perfect for precision work in electronics and engineering, while those with biocompatibility are essential for medical devices and surgical instruments. Its high-temperature endurance makes it suitable for use in aerospace and automobile manufacturing. Furthermore, its aesthetic qualities and malleability make it a good medium for artistic endeavors, such as jewelry making and decorative accents. As a multifaceted material for industrial and creative use, this ribbon can also be used in filtration systems, protective gear, and small-scale electrical projects.
Specification of Wire:
- Diameter – 0.4mm x 0.1mm
- Ohms/ft – 17.8
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- Quality of products: The Crazy Wire Company always offer high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations.
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What Else Is Available?
We also offer stainless steel in ribbon and flat wire options.
The choice is virtually endless!
FAQs About This Wire
How Resistant Is Stainless Steel Ribbon To Corrosion?
Stainless steel ribbon, particularly when made from SS316L marine grade wire, is highly resistant to corrosion. As this grade of stainless steel contains molybdenum, it is greatly improved against corrosion, especially when it comes to chlorides and other industrial solvents. The product is designed to withstand harsh environments, including those that are exposed to saltwater, making it an ideal choice for marine applications. The corrosion-resistant properties of the ribbon ensure its longevity and maintain its integrity under a variety of conditions, including humid, saline, or chemically aggressive conditions. With its corrosion resistance, it is an ideal choice for both industrial and outdoor applications especially where corrosive elements are present.
How Do You Clean And Maintain Stainless Steel Ribbon?
- Routine Cleaning: Use warm water and a mild detergent. Gently wipe the ribbon with a soft cloth or sponge to remove dirt and grime. Avoid using abrasive materials that might scratch the surface.
- Rinsing: After washing, thoroughly rinse the ribbon with clean water to remove any detergent residue. This step is crucial to prevent staining and spotting.
- Drying: Dry the ribbon with a clean, dry cloth to prevent water spots. This is especially important in hard water areas where minerals in water can leave deposits.
- Removing Fingerprints: For fingerprints, use a glass cleaner or a mixture of vinegar and water. Apply it with a soft cloth and gently rub over the affected area.
- Polishing: For extra shine, you can use a stainless steel polish. Apply it according to the manufacturer’s instructions and buff gently.
- Avoiding Harsh Chemicals: Do not use bleach or chlorine-based cleaners as they can damage the surface of the stainless steel.
- Regular Inspection: Regularly check the ribbon for signs of wear or damage, especially in harsh environments. This can help identify issues before they become serious.
- Proper Storage: If the ribbon is not in use, store it in a dry, clean place to prevent accidental damage or exposure to corrosive elements.
Is Stainless Steel Ribbon Suitable For High-Pressure Applications?
The suitability of stainless steel ribbon, particularly in SS316L marine grade wire form, for high-pressure applications largely depends on various factors. While SS316L is renowned for its strength and durability, the thin and fine dimensions of the ribbon (0.4mm x 0.1mm) may limit its effectiveness under extreme pressure. The ribbon’s performance under high pressure also hinges on the specific design and usage in the application, as well as environmental conditions such as exposure to corrosive elements and high temperatures. Although SS316L’s excellent corrosion resistance is a significant advantage, for extremely high-pressure scenarios, it is advisable to consult with a materials engineer or the manufacturer. They can provide guidance on whether this specific stainless steel ribbon is appropriate or if a different material or specification would be more suitable, ensuring safety and efficacy in the intended application.
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.
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