21 AWG Ni80 Flat Clapton (21/36 AWG) 2.36 Ω/m – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)


The 21 AWG Ni80 flat Clapton wire, available in a 5-metre spool, offers a precise resistance of 2.36 ohms per meter. Crafted from durable Nichrome 80 alloy, it features a 21 AWG core and a 36 AWG outer wrap. Known for its quick and even heating, this wire is ideal for DIY electronics and custom heating elements. Conveniently spooled for easy dispensing and storage, it meets the needs of both hobbyists and professionals seeking consistent and reliable results.

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Flat Clapton

The 21 AWG Ni80 flat Clapton wire, available in a 5-metre spool, is a reliable and high-performing choice for a variety of applications. It’s constructed from a durable Nichrome 80 alloy. Also, this wire exhibits a distinctive flat Clapton configuration, which includes a 21 AWG core wire and a 36 AWG outer wrap. With a resistance of 2.36 ohms per meter, this conductor is highly suitable for projects requiring specific resistance characteristics and heating characteristics.

The Clapton wire is highly regarded for the rapid and uniform temperature rise, which ensures efficient operation. Its Ni80 alloy enhances durability and resistance to oxidation, ensuring a dependable option for consistently high performance. DIY electronics, custom heating elements, and other applications that require controlled and consistent heating are among its preferred applications because of its flexibility and user-friendliness.

About The Product

The details of this product are as follows:

  • Spool Length – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)
  • Metal – Ni80 (Nichrome / NiCr 80/20)
  • Resistance – 2.87 Ω/m
  • Coil Type – 21 AWG / 36 AWG Flat Clapton

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  1. Quality of products: The Crazy Wire Company always  offer high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations.
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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 Ni80 wire. We also have a huge range of KA1 and stainless steel wire in immediate stock too.

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


FAQs About This Wire

Are There Any Drawbacks To 21 AWG Ni80 Flat Clapton?

  1. Material Sensitivity: Individuals with nickel sensitivity might need to take precautions when handling Ni80 alloy.
  2. Specific Use Case: While the wire is suitable for a range of applications, there may be specific scenarios where other types of wire or materials might be more appropriate based on factors like resistance, flexibility, or temperature requirements.
  3. Learning Curve: For hobbyists or those new to working with such wire, there might be a learning curve in handling and optimising the usage of Flat Clapton wire.

Can Flat Clapton Wire Be Used In Household Appliances?

There are times when Flat Clapton wire is essential for use in certain household appliances that require heating elements or electrical connections so that they can function properly. Among its properties are its resistance to oxidation, durability, and consistent heat characteristics, making it suitable for a lot of applications where a consistent heating is required, such as heating applications requiring a controlled and even heating. Using this type of heating element can be beneficial in appliances such as toasters, electric heaters, or hair dryers, where heating elements play an important role in making the appliance work. Nevertheless, as with any electrical component, it is important to ensure that the specifications of a Flat Clapton wire, such as its resistance, gauge, and temperature tolerances, match the requirements of the appliance so that the wire may provide safe and optimal performance.


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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