FeCrAl A1 Ribbon Wire
The Crazy Wire Company are best known and long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality FeCrAl A1 ribbon wire and we also have enormous stock levels at all times as we use this wire to weave our mesh products.
The 0.6mm x 0.05mm FeCrAl A1 ribbon wire, crafted from a KA1 alloy, is a highly versatile and durable product suited for various industrial and electrical applications. A key feature of this material is its exceptional heat resistance. This makes it an ideal material for use in heating elements, as well as its resistance to oxidation and corrosion, which ensures its durability and reliability in harsh environments. Ribbon wires provide efficient heat distribution and a larger surface area, enhancing their performance in temperature-sensitive applications. In sectors like automotive and aerospace, where quality and adaptability are critical, this wire is preferred for its flexibility and ease of installation. FeCrAl A1 ribbon wire is known for its robustness, efficiency, and versatility in high-performance applications.
Specification of this KA1 Ribbon Wire:
- Diameter – 0.6mm x 0.05mm
- Ohms/ft – 47.04
We also offer more of this KA1 wire too if required.
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 Safety Precautions Should Be Taken When Handling FeCrAl A1 Ribbon Wire?
- Wear Protective Gear: Always wear appropriate safety gear. This includes gloves to protect your hands from cuts or abrasions and safety glasses to shield your eyes from any flying debris or particles.
- Handle With Care: The ribbon wire can have sharp edges, so handle it carefully to avoid cuts or scrapes. It’s also delicate, so avoid bending or twisting it excessively to maintain its structural integrity.
- Proper Storage: Store the wire in a dry, cool place to prevent corrosion or degradation. Ensure it’s coiled or spooled properly to avoid kinks or tangles.
- Avoid Overheating: When using the wire in applications involving heat, ensure not to exceed its maximum temperature rating to prevent damage to the wire or potential safety hazards.
- Use Correct Tools: Employ the right tools for cutting or shaping the wire to avoid damaging it and to ensure a safe working environment.
- Electrical Safety: If using the wire in electrical applications, always ensure the power is off before handling and be aware of its conductive properties to avoid electric shock.
- Ventilation: If the wire is being used in a manner that generates fumes (e.g., during soldering), ensure proper ventilation in the workspace to avoid inhaling any harmful substances.
- Safe Disposal: Dispose of any offcuts or waste material safely and in accordance with local regulations, especially if the wire has been in contact with hazardous substances.
- Training: If the wire is being used in a specialised industrial context, make sure all personnel handling it are adequately trained in its properties and safe handling procedures.
- Emergency Procedures: Have a clear understanding of the emergency procedures in case of an accident. This includes first-aid measures and emergency contact numbers.
What Is The Composition Of FeCrAl A1 Ribbon Wire?
FeCrAl A1 ribbon wire is composed of a specific alloy known as KA1, which primarily consists of iron (Fe), chromium (Cr), and aluminum (Al). The typical composition of this alloy includes:
- Iron (Fe): It forms the base of the alloy, providing structural strength and stability.
- Chromium (Cr): This element is crucial for the alloy’s high-temperature resistance and durability. Chromium enhances the wire’s ability to resist oxidation and corrosion, especially when exposed to heat.
- Aluminum (Al): Aluminum contributes to the alloy’s excellent resistance to high temperatures and further improves its oxidative properties. It forms a protective layer of alumina (Al2O3) on the wire’s surface when heated. This is to help maintain its integrity in high-temperature environments.
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.
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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