0.5mm x 0.05mm KA1 FeCrAl Resistance Ribbon Wire


Discover the versatility of our FeCrAl resistance ribbon wire, featuring a precise 0.5mm x 0.05mm specification. Ideal for heating elements in household appliances, industrial furnaces, and DIY projects, this wire offers exceptional heat resistance and durability. Create efficient and reliable heating solutions with ease using our FeCrAl resistance ribbon wire.

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FeCrAl Resistance Ribbon Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are best known and long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality FeCrAl resistance ribbon wire and we also have enormous stock levels at all times as we use this wire to weave our mesh products.

Introducing our high-quality FeCrAl resistance ribbon wire, a versatile and essential component for various electrical heating applications. A KA1 ribbon wire with a precision specification of 0.5mm x 0.05mm is known for its outstanding conductivity and high temperature resistance.

Ribbon wires made from FeCrAl are excellent for a wide variety of applications. Heating elements for household appliances, such as ovens, toasters, and stovetops, are often manufactured from this material. As a result of its exceptional heat resistance and durability, it provides long-lasting performance in these everyday applications.

As a result of its broad applications in industrial settings, ribbon wire is an integral part of the design of industrial furnaces, kilns, and heat treatment equipment. Due to its ability to withstand extreme temperatures while maintaining electrical conductivity, it is a preferred choice for professionals in the heating and metallurgy industries.

Specification of this FeCrAl Resistance Ribbon Wire:

  • Diameter – 0.5mm x 0.05mm
  • Ohms/ft – 56.33

We also offer more of this KA1 wire too if required.

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 KA1 wire. We also have a huge range of Stainless Steel and nichrome round wire in immediate stock too.

Ribbon wire and round wire are stocked for immediate dispatch too.


FAQs About This Wire

Does FeCrAl Resistance Ribbon Wire Require Any Special Tools For Manipulation?

No, FeCrAl resistance ribbon wire generally does not require any special tools for manipulation. The material can be easily cut and shaped with common tools like scissors and wire cutters. In more sophisticated projects or when precision is critical, you may find tools such as pliers and mandrels useful for bending and shaping the wire. Additionally, if you intend to connect the wire to other components in your design, soldering or welding equipment may be required.

How Does FeCrAl Resistance Ribbon Wire Compare To Nichrome Wire?

  1. Composition: FeCrAl resistance ribbon wire is composed of iron, chromium, and aluminum, while nichrome wire consists of nickel and chromium. This composition difference affects their properties.
  2. Temperature Resistance: FeCrAl ribbon wire typically has a higher maximum operating temperature compared to nichrome wire. FeCrAl can withstand temperatures up to around 1400°C (2550°F), while nichrome wire is usually limited to temperatures around 1200°C (2190°F).
  3. Oxidation Resistance: FeCrAl resistance ribbon wire is known for its excellent oxidation resistance, making it a good choice for high-temperature applications where it’s exposed to air. Nichrome wire is also resistant to oxidation but may not perform as well at extremely high temperatures.
  4. Price: Nichrome wire is often more affordable than FeCrAl ribbon wire, which can make it a cost-effective option for some applications.
  5. Durability: KA1 ribbon wire tends to be more durable and longer-lasting, particularly at higher temperatures, due to its superior oxidation resistance.
  6. Electrical Resistivity: The electrical resistivity of nichrome wire is generally lower than that of FeCrAl resistance ribbon wire, which can affect the wire’s electrical properties and performance in specific applications.


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. 

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Additional information


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


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