22AWG Stainless Steel Wire
The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality stainless steel 22awg SS316L wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.
A 0.63mm (22AWG) ss316L marine grade stainless steel wire excels in durability and multifaceted applications, earning a reputable place in a variety of industrial and commercial applications.22 wire is generally recognised for its anticorrosive properties, making it an ideal choice for maritime applications. Electronic components and devices are commonly made with this wire since it offers consistent electrical conductivity, enabling an uncompromised path for electrical currents in circuits. Additionally, jewelry artisans use its malleability and strength to create intricate and enduring pieces of jewelry.
Aside from its use in construction, the material is also popular in DIY and construction sectors. This can be for creating balustrades, safety barriers, and supports due to its durability. 22awg wire is also used in various automating and manufacturing industries for creating mesh and filters, where its fine gauge allows for effective material separation. This product combines strength, corrosion resistance, and versatility, making it ideal for a variety of applications requiring precision and reliability. Due to its strength and finesse, the ss316L 22awg wire stands as a material not only of choice, but of unspoken reliance.
Specification of Wire:
- Diameter – 0.63mm (630 Micron – 22AWG)
- ohms/m – 2.28
Why Use The Crazy Wire Company
- Quality of products: The Crazy Wire Company always offer high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations.
- 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.
- 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.
- Availability: Our products are kept in house and are ready to ship immediately.
- Customer service: Our experienced staff help our customers feel confident in their purchases and provide assistance when required.
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FAQs About This Wire
What Is The Material Composition Of SS316L 22awg Wire?
SS316L 22AWG wire is primarily composed of stainless steel of the 316L grade, making it suitable for various demanding applications. The corrosion resistance of stainless steel 316L (SS316L) is especially impressive against chlorides and chlorinated solutions. A primary component of this material is iron. This is complemented by elements such as chromium (16-18%), nickel (10-14%), and molybdenum (2-3%) “L” signifies “low carbon,” meaning that carbon content is reduced (typically around 0.03%) compared to 316. As a result of this reduced carbon content, corrosion resistance is enhanced and weldability is enhanced. In addition, molybdenum in SS316L enhances its resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion, even in chloride environments. In addition to being robust and exceptionally durable in marine environments, chemical processing industries, etc., 22awg wire is exceptionally durable in corrosive conditions as well. SS316L 22awg wire features a precision material composition that provides a synergistic blend of strength, resistance, and durability, suitable for a wide range of applications.
In Which Applications Is SS316L 22awg Wire Commonly Used?
- Marine Applications: Given its robust corrosion resistance, especially in saltwater or chloride-rich environments, it’s extensively used in marine applications including for rigging, wiring, and structural components of ships and boats.
- Jewelry Crafting: The wire’s malleability, combined with its strength and resistance to tarnishing, makes it a favored material among jewelers for crafting intricate designs.
- Electronics: Its electrical conductivity and resistance to corrosion make it suitable for various electronic applications. It’s ideal for things like wiring, soldering activities, and creating components.
- Automotive Industry: It’s used for manufacturing various parts due to its durability and resistance to rust, even when exposed to harsh weather conditions or road salts.
- Construction: The 22awg wire finds its place in construction, especially in creating durable and resistant balustrades, safety barriers, and other structural elements that demand both aesthetic appeal and strength.
- Manufacturing: In manufacturing sectors, this wire can be utilized in producing a variety of products such as wire meshes, filters, springs, and fasteners. It benefits from its mechanical properties and resistance to wear and tear.
- Medical Devices: Its resistance to corrosion and bio-compatibility makes it suitable for certain medical devices and implements.
- Food and Beverage Industry: Due to its resistance to corrosion and ease of sanitation, it is used in various food processing equipment and storage.
- Chemical Processing: The SS316L 22awg wire’s resilience against corrosive substances makes it instrumental in chemical processing industries where aggressive chemicals are a constant.
- Art and Sculpture: Artists and sculptors might utilize SS316L for creating metal artworks and sculptures, owing to its malleability and resistance to environmental degradation.
- DIY Projects: For hobbyists and DIY enthusiasts, the 22awg wire serves multiple purposes in home projects, repairs, and custom creations.
Is 22awg SS316L Wire Suitable For Outdoor Use?
Yes, 22awg SS316L wire is quite suitable for outdoor use. This is predominantly due to its noteworthy resistance to corrosion and overall durability. The SS316L variant of stainless steel is particularly appreciated for its ability to withstand corrosive elements. This is pivotal when the wire is exposed to various outdoor elements such as rain, snow, and saline environments. This is attributed to the addition of molybdenum in its composition, which significantly enhances its resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion, especially against chlorides – making it ideal for marine and coastal applications. Furthermore, its low carbon content (“L” in 316L) provides additional resistance to the granularity. This can occur after welding operations, thus maintaining its integrity in constructed outdoor structures. Whether it’s for fencing, outdoor structures, marine rigging, or other exterior applications, 22awg SS316L wire ensures a sturdy and reliable performance even in challenging weather conditions. Consequently, it is a prevalent choice in various outdoor and marine applications, providing a robust and enduring material solution.
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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