20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton (20/32 AWG) 1.90 Ω/m – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)


The 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton wire, featuring a 20-gauge core wrapped with 32-gauge wire, offers a resistance of 1.90 Ω/m and comes in a 5-metre spool (approx. 15 feet). Crafted from durable and corrosion-resistant stainless steel 316L, this wire ensures consistent heating and an improved surface area compared to traditional round wires. Easy to work with, it is suitable for applications requiring precise resistance and reliability. Its versatile and cost-effective design makes it a preferred choice for crafting heating elements in various devices.

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20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton

The 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton wire, composed of a 20-gauge core and a 32-gauge wrap, is a high-quality resistance wire designed for a variety of applications. This wire is available in a convenient 5-metre spool, which is equivalent to approximately 15 feet of wire at a resistance of 1.90 /m. Made from stainless steel 316L, this wire is known for its durability, corrosion resistance, and excellent performance at all temperatures. Comparing flat wire to round wire, the flat Clapton configuration offers consistent heating and an improved surface area.

Wires made of 20 AWG SS316L are easy to work with, and can be cut and shaped as needed. A perfect choice for applications requiring precision, reliability, and ease of use. This wire’s unique construction ensures durability and optimal performance under continuous use. Its adaptability makes it a preferred choice for professionals and hobbyists alike when making heating elements.

About The Product

The details of this product are as follows:

  • Spool Length – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)
  • Metal – ss316L Marine Grade Stainless Steel
  • Resistance – 1.90 Ω/m
  • Coil Type – 20 AWG / 32 AWG Flat Clapton

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  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 SS316L wire. We also have a huge range of KA1 and nichrome wire in immediate stock too.

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


FAQs About This Product

Can I Use 20 AWG SS316L Wire In Moist Environments?

Yes, you can use 20 AWG SS316L wire in moist environments. The wire is made of stainless steel 316L, which is known for its corrosion resistance and durability, especially in wet conditions. It is a molybdenum-containing stainless steel 316L, which provides enhanced resistance to pitting and corrosion when exposed to chlorides. Due to this, SS316L wires in 20 AWG are suitable for applications that require resistance to moisture.

What Precautions Should Be Taken To Avoid Overheating 20 AWG SS316L?

  1. Calculate Power Requirements: Ensure that you calculate the required power settings accurately based on the wire’s resistance, and do not exceed the recommended power for your setup.
  2. Continuous Monitoring: Keep an eye on the wire while it is in use and regularly check for any signs of discoloration, warping, or other indicators of overheating.
  3. Proper Ventilation: Ensure that the area where the wire is being used is well-ventilated to dissipate heat effectively.
  4. Insulation: Ensure that any adjacent materials or components are appropriately insulated or spaced apart to avoid heat buildup.
  5. Cooling Periods: If using the wire continuously, allow for periodic breaks to let the wire cool down.
  6. Testing: Before fully integrating the wire into your setup, test it under controlled conditions to ensure it can handle the required load without overheating.
  7. Quality Check: Ensure that the wire is free from any defects or damage, as compromised wires can overheat more quickly.
  8. Manufacturer’s Guidelines: Adhere to any guidelines or specifications provided by the manufacturer regarding the safe use of the wire.


Check out our blog expanding on the difference between Clapton and Flapton coil wires. This is an extremely detailed article, which we hope will provide much insight into the subject. 

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