0.54mm (23 AWG) Ni80 Nichrome Resistance Cable Wire

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Ni80 Resistance Cable Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are well known as suppliers of top quality Ni80 resistance cable 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 0.54mm (23 AWG) Ni80 Nichrome resistance cable wire is a versatile and reliable choice for a multitude of applications. High-quality nichrome is used in the manufacture of this resistance cable. It provides enhanced durability and resistance to oxidation for reliable performance in various environments. With a 0.54mm thickness (or 23 AWG), it ensures optimal electrical conductivity while maintaining a compact profile. Ni80 nichrome has the advantage of having a rapid heat response, which is essential for applications where rapid heating and cooling cycles are required.

Due to this property, it is especially suitable for use in toasters, hair dryers, and space heaters. The constant resistance of the material also ensures accurate and safe operation of devices. Circuitry uses this resistance cable to ensure consistent current flow and reduce energy loss in electronics. Temperature control and regulation are also vital in laboratory settings for experimental apparatuses and in hobbyist projects.

Key product details:

  • Diameter – 0.54mm (540 Micron – 23 AWG Wire) 
  • Ohms/m – 4.76
  • 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

Why Is Nichrome Wire Used In Electric Heaters?

Nichrome wire is commonly used in electric heaters because it has a number of properties that make it ideal for this application.

High resistance: Nichrome wire has a high resistance to the flow of electric current, which means that it can generate a significant amount of heat when an electric current is passed through it.

High temperature resistance: Nichrome wire can withstand high temperatures. This makes it suitable for use in applications where the wire will be exposed to high temperatures for extended periods of time, such as in electric heaters.

Durability: Nichrome wire is a durable material that is resistant to corrosion, making it a long-lasting choice for use in electric heaters.

Cost-effective: Nichrome wire is a relatively low-cost material, making it a cost-effective choice for use in electric heaters.

By combining these properties, Nichrome wire makes an ideal heating element for use in electric heaters. It can be shaped into various forms, such as a coil, to provide efficient heating, and it is also able to maintain its electrical properties over a long period of time, making it a reliable choice for heating applications.

Why Can Nichrome Resistance Cable Wire Be Used In Metre Bridges?

Nichrome wire is used in metre bridges for its electrical resistance properties. A metre bridge is a type of circuit used to measure the resistance of a material, such as a wire. The principle behind the metre bridge is that the resistance of a wire can be determined by measuring the current and voltage through the wire and calculating its resistance using Ohm’s law (R = V/I).

Nichrome wire is a good choice for use in metre bridges because it has a known and stable resistance, which makes it easier to accurately measure the resistance of other materials. Additionally, Nichrome wire is a durable material that is resistant to corrosion, making it a long-lasting choice for use in meter bridges.

In a metre bridge, the Nichrome wire is connected in a circuit with a power source, a galvanometer (which measures the current through the circuit), and a resistor (which is the material whose resistance is being measured). By adjusting the position of a movable contact along the Nichrome wire, the resistance of the circuit can be adjusted until the galvanometer indicates zero current flow, at which point the resistance of the unknown resistor can be calculated.

Why Are Nichrome Wire Used In Electric Irons?

Nichrome wire is used in electric irons because of its high resistance and ability to withstand high temperatures. An electric iron works by heating up a metal plate which is then used to press clothes and remove wrinkles. The heating element inside an electric iron is responsible for generating the heat that is transferred to the plate.

Nichrome wire is a good choice for use as a heating element in electric irons for several reasons:

High resistance: Nichrome wire has a high resistance to the flow of electric current, which means that it can generate a significant amount of heat when an electric current is passed through it.

High temperature resistance: Nichrome wire can withstand high temperatures. This makes it suitable for use in applications where the wire will be exposed to high temperatures for extended periods of time, such as in electric irons.

Durability: Nichrome wire is a durable material that is resistant to corrosion, making it a long-lasting choice for use as a heating element in electric irons.

Efficient heating: Nichrome wire is a good conductor of heat, which means that it can efficiently transfer heat to the metal plate in an electric iron.

Why Is Nichrome Wire Resistance Cable Used In Ohm’s Law?

Nichrome wire is used in Ohm’s law experiments because of its stable electrical resistance properties. Ohm’s law states that the current through a conductor between two points is directly proportional to the voltage across the two points, and inversely proportional to the resistance between them (V = IR).

Nichrome wire is a good choice for use in Ohm’s law experiments because it has a known and stable resistance. This makes it easier to accurately measure the current and voltage through the wire and calculate its resistance using Ohm’s law. This allows students to observe the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance and understand the basic principles of electrical circuits.

In Ohm’s law experiments, a Nichrome wire is typically connected in a circuit with a power source, a ammeter (which measures the current through the circuit), and a voltmeter (which measures the voltage across the circuit). By measuring the current and voltage through the Nichrome wire and calculating its resistance using Ohm’s law, students can observe the relationship between these three parameters and understand how they are related.

 


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. 

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