20 AWG Stainless Steel Flat Wire SS316L (1.03mm x 0.5mm)


The 20 AWG flat wire SS316L, measuring 1.03mm x 0.5mm, is a versatile and durable stainless steel product, ideal for various applications. Its corrosion-resistant properties make it perfect for use in challenging environments, while the flat shape enhances heat distribution for electronic components.

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Flat Wire SS316L

The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality flat wire ss316l. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.

The flat wire SS316L, with a gauge of 20 AWG and dimensions of 1.03mm x 0.5mm, is a versatile and high-quality product designed for a range of applications. This wire is made from SS316L stainless steel, which exhibits excellent corrosion resistance, making it an ideal choice for environments that are frequently exposed to moisture, chemicals, and saline solutions. The flat shape of this material allows for a greater surface area of contact. This is beneficial in electrical applications where efficient heat distribution is essential. With this feature, it is well suited for use in electronic components that need a consistent and reliable performance.

The strength and durability of flat wire SS316L are outstanding because stainless steel is a robust material. Due to its strength, it is an excellent choice for structural applications, where it can function as a component in the construction and manufacturing industries, ensuring stability and longevity. In addition to being usable for intricate designs, the flat profile of the wire allows for precision when crafting and engineering small-scale components.

Specification of Wire:

  • Diameter – 1.03mm x 0.5mm

We also offer the SS316L grade as 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?

We do not only offer SS316L wire. We also have a huge range of KA1 and nichrome round wire in immediate stock too.

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


FAQs About This Wire

Can Flat Wire SS316L Be Used In Automotive Applications?

Yes, flat wire SS316L can be used in automotive applications. This material is corrosion resistant and strong. This makes it suitable for use in various automotive components, especially those exposed to moisture or chemicals. For applications that require efficient heat distribution, such as electrical systems within a vehicle, the flat profile of the wire is advantageous. Aside from durability and resistance to wear and tear, it contributes to the suitability of the material for automotive manufacturing, where long-lasting and reliable materials are essential. It’s used in structural elements, electrical systems, and decorative elements in the automotive industry because of its functionality and longevity.

How Can Flat Wire SS316L Be Effectively Cleaned?

  1. Use Mild Soap and Water: Start by gently wiping the flat wire with a soft cloth or sponge dipped in a mixture of mild soap and warm water. This will remove most surface dirt and grime.
  2. Rinse with Clean Water: After soaping, rinse the wire thoroughly with clean water to remove any soap residue.
  3. Avoid Harsh Chemicals: It’s important to avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials, as they can damage the stainless steel surface.
  4. Dry Thoroughly: Once cleaned, dry the wire completely with a soft, dry cloth. This prevents water spots and ensures no moisture is left on the surface, which could lead to corrosion over time.
  5. Polishing (Optional): For extra shine, you can use a stainless steel polish. Apply a small amount of polish to a clean cloth and gently rub it over the surface, then wipe off any excess with a clean, dry cloth.
  6. Regular Maintenance: Regular cleaning will maintain the appearance and integrity of the SS316L wire, preventing buildup of contaminants that could lead to corrosion or tarnishing over time.


The Crazy Wire Company is a leading UK based supplier of nichromefecral, 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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Additional information


5 Metres (16.5 Feet), 10 Metres (33 Feet)


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