0.8 x 0.2mm Ribbon Wire Stainless 316L Marine Grade – 200 Metres


The ribbon wire stainless 316L, a high-quality, marine-grade stainless steel wire, is designed for durability and versatility. Measuring 0.8 x 0.2mm over a length of 200 meters, it excels in corrosion resistance, making it ideal for environments with saltwater or chemical exposure. Its flat profile is perfect for effective heat transfer, suitable for heating elements, medical devices, and electronic components. With its strength, flexibility, and oxidation resistance, this wire is a top choice for applications in construction, automotive, and various industrial sectors.

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Ribbon Wire Stainless 316L

The ribbon wire stainless 316L, measuring 0.8 x 0.2mm and extending 200 meters, is a versatile product crafted from marine-grade 316L stainless steel, known for its excellent corrosion resistance. In environments exposed to saltwater or chemicals, this feature makes it ideal. With its unique flat and thin design, it has an increased surface area that is beneficial for efficient heat transfer in applications like manufacturing heating elements. The material is also resistant to oxidation and high temperatures, making it appropriate for harsh environmental conditions.

In the medical field, biocompatibility is crucial to producing safe medical devices and implants. Among its advantages are its conductivity and durability, which are crucial when creating reliable electronic components. Moreover, its corrosion resistance and strength make it ideal for structural reinforcement in construction and parts manufacturing for automobiles. Ribbon wire stainless 316L is an excellent choice for a variety of industrial applications because of its durability, flexibility, and resilience.

Specification of Wire:

  • Diameter – 0.8mm x 0.2mm
  • Ohms/ft – 4.69

We also offer this grade as round wire and flat 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?

Not only do we offer 304 grade stainless steel wire, but we also stock huge levels of 316, 430 (magnetic) and 317L.

We also offer stainless steel in ribbon and flat wire options.

The choice is virtually endless!


FAQs About This Wire

What Is The Shelf Life Of SS316L Ribbon Wire?

A ribbon wire made from stainless 316L has a shelf life of virtually indefinite under proper storage conditions. Due to its marine-grade 316L stainless steel construction, it’s extremely corrosion- and oxidation-resistant and won’t degrade easily with use. This should be stored in a dry, cool environment away from harsh chemicals and extreme temperature fluctuations in order to maximise its shelf life. It is thus ensured that the wire will be able to maintain its structural integrity and quality over time. It makes it an ideal material for long-term use. In the event that the wire is stored for an extended period of time, regular checks should be performed to check for signs of damage or wear.

Can Ribbon Wire Stainless 316L Be Welded?

Yes, ribbon wire stainless 316L can be welded. This grade of stainless steel is known for its weldability, making it suitable for various welding techniques. However, it’s important to use the appropriate welding method and filler material to ensure a strong and corrosion-resistant weld. Techniques like TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding are commonly used for stainless steel. When welding 316L stainless steel, using a filler material of the same grade helps maintain the corrosion resistance and mechanical properties of the wire. It’s also crucial to maintain a clean surface free from contaminants to ensure a high-quality weld. Professional welders or those experienced in welding stainless steel should perform the welding to achieve the best results.

Will Ribbon Wire Stainless 316L Perform In Chemical Environments?

Ribbon wire stainless 316L is well-suited for use in various chemical environments due to its excellent chemical resistance, particularly against a wide range of acids, bases, and industrial solvents. The 316L grade of stainless steel contains a higher chromium content and added molybdenum, which significantly enhances its resistance to corrosion caused by chemical exposures, including chlorides and sulfuric, hydrochloric, acetic, and phosphoric acids.

While it performs admirably in most chemical settings, it’s crucial to consider the specific chemical environment it will be exposed to. The concentration of the chemicals, exposure duration, and temperature are all factors that can affect its performance. In highly corrosive environments or at elevated temperatures, even 316L stainless steel might be susceptible to some degree of corrosion.

For specialised applications involving extremely harsh chemicals or unique conditions, consulting with a materials expert or conducting compatibility tests is advisable to ensure the ribbon wire stainless 316L meets the specific requirements of the intended use.


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 ‘What You Need To Know About: Stainless Steel Wires’   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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10 Metres (33 Feet), 25 Metres (82.5 Feet), 50 Metres (166.66 Feet), 100 Metres (330 Feet), 150 Metres (495 Feet), 200 Metres (660 Feet)


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