21 AWG Ni60 Flat Clapton (21/36 AWG) 2.80 Ω/m – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)


The 21 AWG Ni60 Flat Clapton wire, measuring 21/36 AWG with a 2.80 Ω/m resistance, comes in a 5-metre spool. Ideal for precise electrical projects, it features a durable nickel-chromium alloy construction and a Clapton design for efficient heat distribution. Perfect for professional and hobbyist use, it offers flexibility and high-performance in various applications.

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21 AWG Ni60 Flat Clapton

The 21 AWG Ni60 Flat Clapton wire, with specifications of 21/36 AWG and a resistance of 2.80 Ω/m, is presented on a 5-metre (approximately 15 feet) spool. The nickel-chromium alloy used in this wire provides high heat resistance and durability. Featuring a 21 AWG Ni60 core wrapped with a 36 AWG wire, the Clapton design enhances heat distribution and electrical conductivity.

Applications, such as those in the electronics industry, that require accurate temperature control and stable connections are best suited for this wire. Because of its nickel-chromium composition, it can withstand high temperatures while maintaining its resistance level. This makes it a good choice for projects requiring specific resistance measurements.

Its 5-metre spool packaging maximises convenience and economy, providing users with the flexibility to cut the wire to desired lengths. Various electrical projects can be undertaken using this material, so it is a practical option for both professionals and hobbyists.

About The Product

The details of this product are as follows:

  • Spool Length – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)
  • Metal – Ni60
  • Resistance – 2.80 Ω/m
  • Coil Type – 21 AWG / 36 AWG Flat Clapton

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What Else Is Available?

We do not only offer KA1 pre-made coil wire. We also have a huge range of ni80 and stainless steel ire in immediate stock too.

As well as this huge range of options, we also carry all coil wire as 5 metre spools too. This offers slightly better value, but you will have to cut it down yourself to suit your requirement.


FAQs About This Wire

Can 21 AWG Ni60 Wire Be Used In Outdoor Environments?

Yes, the 21 AWG Ni60 wire can be used in outdoor environments. This nickel-chromium alloy is robust and can withstand a wide variety of environmental conditions due to its nickel-chromium alloy composition. Known for its excellent heat resistance and durability, this alloy is suitable for outdoor environments requiring a range of temperatures and weather conditions. However, it’s important to consider additional protective measures, such as adequate insulation and shielding, to guarantee the wire’s longevity and performance outdoors, particularly in areas with high humidity and corrosion. To ensure optimal operation when used outdoors, regular maintenance and checks are also recommended.

How Does 21 AWG Ni60 Wire Perform In Heat Distribution?

The 21 AWG Ni60 wire excels in heat distribution due to its unique Clapton design. This design, which involves a core wire wrapped with a finer gauge wire, increases the surface area of the wire, enabling more efficient and uniform heat distribution. The nickel-chromium alloy of the Ni60 wire also contributes significantly to its heat distribution capabilities. This alloy is known for its high thermal conductivity and resistance to high temperatures, ensuring that the wire can handle heat effectively without degrading or losing performance.

In applications where consistent and even heat distribution is crucial, such as in certain electronics or precision heating projects, the 21 AWG Ni60 wire offers reliability and efficiency. Its ability to maintain stable temperatures over its surface helps prevent hotspots, ensuring a more uniform and controlled application of heat across the length of the wire. This makes it a preferred choice in scenarios where precise temperature management is a key requirement.


Check out our blog ‘what is nichrome’ for more information on ni80 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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