0.6mm (22 AWG) Copper Bare Wires (99.9% Copper – Cu)

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Bare Wires

The Crazy Wire Company are best know as suppliers of top-quality copper bare wires in many thicknesses. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our woven mesh products.

A 0.6mm copper wire is a thin electrical wire made of copper. It is often used for low-power applications such as connecting internal components in electronic devices or making simple circuits. The diameter of the wire is 0.6 millimetres, which is relatively small compared to other wire gauges. The electrical resistance of the wire will depend on its length and the specific conductivity of the copper used, but it is generally low due to the high conductivity of copper.

Key product details:

  • 99.9% Copper with the 0.01% being made up of trace elements.
  • Assay – =99.9%
  • Form – wire
  • Resistivity – 1.673 µO-cm, 20°C
  • Diam. – Various
  • bp – 2567 °C(lit.)
  • mp – 1083.4 °C(lit.)
  • Density – 8.94 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Other Available Copper Options

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 copper round wire. We also have a huge range of KA1 and stainless steel round wire in stock at all times.

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

 

 


FAQs About Copper Wire

About Copper Wiring Cutting

Copper wiring cutting is the process of cutting copper wire to a specific length or shape using specialized tools. The most common tool used for cutting copper wire is a pair of wire cutters or side cutters, which are pliers with sharp jaws that are used to snip the wire.

When cutting copper wire, it’s important to make sure the wire is firmly held in place to prevent it from moving or slipping while being cut. This can be done by clamping the wire in a vise or using a wire jig to hold it in place.

When cutting copper wire, it’s important to use a sharp pair of wire cutters to ensure a clean, precise cut. Dull or worn wire cutters may crush or deform the wire, making it difficult to work with.

It’s also important to make sure that the jaws of the wire cutters are aligned correctly before cutting to avoid damaging the wire.

Another option to cut copper wire is using a wire stripping machine, which is a specialized tool that can strip the insulation from copper wire while cutting it to a specific length. These machines are commonly used in the electrical industry and are typically more efficient than manually cutting and stripping wire by hand.

It’s worth noting that when cutting copper wire, safety precautions should always be taken. Always wear safety glasses, gloves and work in a well-ventilated area.

How To Wrap Copper Wire?

Wrapping copper wire is a process of coiling the wire around a mandrel or form to create a specific shape or structure. Here’s a simple process to wrap copper wire:

  1. Gather your materials: You’ll need copper wire, a mandrel or form to wrap around (such as a pencil, rod, or dowel), pliers, and optionally, a wire cutter.
  2. Cut your wire: Use wire cutters to cut a piece of copper wire to the desired length.
  3. Secure the wire: Hold one end of the wire in place on the mandrel using pliers. You can also wrap a small piece of tape around the wire to secure it to the mandrel.
  4. Start wrapping: Hold the other end of the wire with pliers and begin wrapping it tightly around the mandrel, working from the secured end towards the free end. Keep the wraps close together to ensure a neat and tight coil.
  5. Continue wrapping: Keep wrapping the wire around the mandrel until you reach the desired length.
  6. Finish wrapping: When you reach the end of the wire, secure the end with a small piece of tape or by using pliers to bend it under the last wrap.
  7. Remove from the mandrel: Carefully remove the wrapped wire from the mandrel. If necessary, you can use pliers to gently adjust the shape of the wrapped wire.

Note: The tightness of the wraps, the amount of wire used, and the size of the mandrel will all impact the final appearance of the wrapped wire. Experiment to find the technique that works best for your needs.

Can Copper Wire Be Soldered?

Yes, copper wire can be soldered. Soldering is a process of joining two metal surfaces (in this case, the copper wire) by melting and flowing a filler metal (solder) into the joint. The filler metal has a lower melting point than the metal being joined and creates a strong bond between the two pieces.

Soldering copper wire is a common method of joining two or more pieces of wire to create an electrical connection. The process involves heating the copper wire and the solder until the solder melts and flows into the joint between the wires. When the solder cools, it solidifies and creates a permanent connection.

It’s important to use the appropriate type of solder for the job, as some solders are better suited for electrical applications than others. Additionally, proper heating techniques are important to avoid damaging the wire or the soldered joint.

Overall, soldering is a useful technique for joining copper wire, and can be used to create electrical connections for a variety of applications.

Can You Recycle Copper Wire?

Yes, copper wire can be recycled. Copper is a valuable material that can be melted down and reused for a variety of applications, including the production of new electrical wire.

Copper recycling is an environmentally friendly process that helps to conserve natural resources and reduce waste. When copper wire is recycled, it is stripped of any insulation or other non-copper materials and melted down into new copper products. The recycling process requires less energy and resources than producing new copper from raw materials, making it a more sustainable option.

Many recycling facilities accept copper wire and other copper products, and it is often possible to sell scrap copper for a good price. When recycling copper wire, it’s important to separate it from other materials, such as aluminium or steel, to ensure that it is processed properly.

 


 

Check out our blog ‘what you need to know about: pure copper wire’  for more information on copper 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

spool-size

10 Metres (33 Feet), 25 Metres (82.5 Feet), 50 Metres (166.66 Feet)

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