Ribbon KA1 Wire
The Crazy Wire Company are best known and long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality ribbon KA1 wire and we also have enormous stock levels at all times as we use this wire to weave our mesh products.
The Ribbon KA1 Wire is a high-precision metal alloy wire, specifically designed for a wide range of industrial and technical applications. Featuring dimensions of 1mm in width and 0.1mm in thickness, FeCrAl A1 ribbon wire offers exceptional durability and resilience. A unique composition of iron, chromium, and aluminum provides excellent resistance to oxidation and corrosion, making it suitable for harsh environments. Because of its flat ribbon-like structure, the wire has a large surface area, which is beneficial in applications requiring efficient heat distribution and electrical conductivity.
It is therefore ideal for use in electronics, heating elements, and precision engineering components. As a result of its malleability and strength, it is also a good material for jewelry making and fine metalwork because it is able to create intricate designs. Manufacturing processes are reliable and repeatable thanks to the consistently sized and quality wire. Because KA1 Ribbon Wire has excellent electrical properties and can withstand high temperatures, it is a versatile component in scientific research equipment. It is also useful in the automotive industry for sensors and other electrical components that need consistent performance under varying conditions. In detailed and delicate applications, its thin, flexible nature allows for easy handling and shaping.
Specification of this Ribbon KA1 Wire:
- Diameter – 1mm x 0.1mm
- Ohms/ft – 14.20
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
How Durable Is Ribbon KA1 Wire Compared To Other Metals?
- Corrosion Resistance: The combination of iron, chromium, and aluminum in the alloy grants it exceptional resistance to rust and corrosion. This makes it more durable in humid, corrosive, or chemically aggressive environments than metals like plain carbon steel.
- High-Temperature Stability: Ribbon KA1 Wire maintains its structural integrity at higher temperatures better than many common metals. This is crucial in applications like heating elements where the wire is exposed to continuous heat.
- Oxidation Resistance: The alloy’s resistance to oxidation at elevated temperatures surpasses that of many other metals. This feature is especially important in applications involving heat and air exposure.
- Strength and Flexibility: Despite its thin dimensions, Ribbon KA1 Wire offers a good balance of strength and flexibility. It can withstand physical stress and manipulation, which is beneficial in precision applications.
- Electrical Properties: Compared to other conductive metals, Ribbon KA1 Wire has superior electrical properties that are stable over a wide range of temperatures, adding to its durability in electrical applications.
Can I Use Ribbon KA1 Wire For Jewelry Making?
Yes, Ribbon KA1 Wire is indeed suitable for jewelry making. As a result of its unique combination of strength, flexibility, and corrosion resistance, it is an excellent material for crafting a wide variety of jewelry. The wire’s thin, flat shape makes it possible to create intricate designs and fine details, which are highly valued in jewelry. Jewelry designers can shape and bend it into complex patterns and forms because it is malleable. Ribbon KA1 Wire’s resistance to tarnishing ensures that jewelry remains beautiful and intact over time. Smooth surfaces and consistent dimensions also make the wire an appealing option for both professionals and hobbyists looking for a high-quality finish. Durability ensures that the jewelry pieces are not only aesthetically pleasing but also long-lasting. Ribbon KA1 Wire’s versatility should, however, be balanced against its specific characteristics, such as color and texture, to ensure they align with the desired aesthetic.
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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