20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton (20/38 AWG) 2.00 Ω/m – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)


The 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton wire, available in a 5-metre spool, is composed of a durable and corrosion-resistant Stainless Steel 316L alloy. With a resistance of 2.00 ohms per meter, it offers efficient and even heating due to its flat Clapton design. Suitable for various applications, this wire is easy to handle, ensuring reliable and consistent performance.

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20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton

The 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton wire is a durable and versatile product available in a 5-metre spool (15 feet). Composed of a 20 AWG core wound around a 38 AWG wire made from Stainless Steel 316L, this wire has a resistance of 2.00 ohms per meter. There is a reputation for the corrosion-resistance of SS316L alloy, especially in chloride-containing environments. Due to its increased surface area, the flat Clapton design provides an even and efficient heat transfer. There is no need to worry about handling or maintenance problems with this wire, as it can be used in multiple applications, including industrial uses and DIY projects, providing a consistent and reliable performance in each situation.

About The Product

The details of this product are as follows:

  • Spool Length – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)
  • Metal – ss316L Marine Grade Stainless Steel
  • Resistance – 2.0 Ω/m
  • Coil Type – 20 AWG / 38 AWG Flat Clapton

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  4. Availability: Our products are kept in house and are ready to ship immediately. 
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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 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton Be Used In Electronics?

Yes, the 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton wire are great for using in electronics. In addition to its good electrical conductivity, durability, and corrosion resistance, stainless steel 316L alloy is commonly used in electronic applications because it has good electrical conductivity, durability, and corrosion resistance. Using the Clapton design, which has a higher surface area, can provide efficient and even heating, which is beneficial when it comes to certain electronic components. Additionally, the wire’s specifications, including its gauge and resistance per meter, can be ideal for tasks requiring precise and reliable connections and heating elements. Nevertheless, always we recommend to check the specific requirements of an electronic application to ensure compatibility and safety.

How Do I Install 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton In My Project?

Installing the 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton wire in your project would depend on the specific application.

  1. Measure and Cut: Determine the length of the wire needed for your project. Use wire cutters to cut the desired length from the 5-metre spool.
  2. Preparation: If your project requires it, strip a small portion of the ends of the wire to expose the core and ensure that the wire is straight and free of kinks.
  3. Shape: The 20 AWG SS316L Flat Clapton wire is flexible and can be easily shaped or coiled as per the requirements of your project.
  4. Connect: Secure the wire to the terminals, connectors, or other components of your project. Ensure a firm and proper connection to avoid any loose ends or short circuits.
  5. Test: Before finalising the installation, it is advisable to test the wire by checking for continuity, resistance, or applying a controlled power source, depending on your project’s needs.
  6. Secure: Once you’ve verified that the wire is functioning as expected, secure it in place using any required mounts, clamps, or soldering if necessary.
  7. Safety Check: Ensure that all connections are secure and that there are no exposed or loose ends. Confirm that the installation abides by safety standards applicable to your project.
  8. Documentation: Depending on the complexity of your project, it may be helpful to document the installation process, wire specifications, and any observations for future reference or troubleshooting.


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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