304 Industrial Grade Stainless
The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality 304 insu6 wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.
This product is an industrial grade stainless steel round wire, made from 304 Industrial Grade Stainless Steel. It comes in a spool weighing 336 grams and has a diameter of 0.2mm, which is equivalent to 32 AWG (American Wire Gauge). Due to its corrosion resistance, 304 stainless steel is highly suitable for applications requiring longevity and resilience to environmental factors. Its non-magnetic properties and excellent formability also make it a popular choice for manufacturing and industrial applications. Its 0.2mm diameter provides a fine gauge, which is crucial in detailed work or when precision is required.
Jewelry making, crafting, wire forming, and other industries that benefit from the use of industrial grade stainless components can all be accomplished with this wire. The 304 stainless steel wire is a perfect choice if you’re looking for a corrosion-resistant wire that’s precision-minded. As a result of its versatility, it can be used effectively in a range of tasks and environments.
We provide a comprehensive range of sizes tailored to meet diverse needs. The wire diameters range from a delicate 0.08mm up to a more robust 0.87mm. These sizes correspond to American Wire Gauge (AWG) standards from 40AWG down to 20AWG. To assist with electrical applications, it’s noteworthy that our wire resistances vary from 252.17 Ωm at the finest size, decreasing to 1.2 Ωm as the wire diameter increases.
Specification of this product:
- Diameter – 0.2mm (200 Micron – 32 AWG)
- Spool Size – 336g (Approx. 1000 Metres)
These specifications not only testify to the wire’s adaptability but also its capacity to fulfill specific requirements in both craftsmanship and technology. When you choose our stainless steel wire, you’re investing in reliability, precision, and quality. Whether you’re working on intricate designs or establishing firm connections, this product ensures you have the best material at your fingertips.
Why Use The Crazy Wire Company
- Quality of products: The Crazy Wire Company always offer high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations.
- 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.
- 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.
- Availability: Our products are kept in house and are ready to ship immediately.
- Customer service: Our experienced staff help our customers feel confident in their purchases and provide assistance when required.
What Else Is Available?
We also offer stainless steel in ribbon and flat wire options.
The choice is virtually endless!
FAQs About This Wire
What Are The Main Benefits Of Using Industrial Grade Stainless Steel?
Industrial grade stainless steel offers a multitude of benefits that make it highly sought after in various applications and industries.
- Corrosion Resistance: One of the standout features of industrial grade stainless steel is its resistance to rust and corrosion. This is perfect in environments that are acidic, saline, or exposed to other corrosive agents.
- Strength and Durability: Industrial grade stainless steel maintains its strength at high temperatures, making it ideal for demanding environments and applications.
- Non-Magnetic Properties: Certain grades, including 304, are non-magnetic, which can be crucial in electronic and certain specialised applications.
- Hygienic and Easy to Clean: Its smooth surface makes it difficult for bacteria and germs to adhere, making it a preferred choice in food, pharmaceutical, and health industries.
- Aesthetic Appeal: Stainless steel has a sleek and modern appearance, making it suitable for architectural and design projects.
- Temperature Resistance: It can withstand both high temperatures, making it useful for industrial processes, and low temperatures, useful for cryogenic applications.
- Formability: Despite its strength, industrial grade stainless steel is also ductile and can be formed into various shapes without compromising its properties.
- Longevity: When maintained properly, stainless steel can have an exceptionally long lifespan, making it cost-effective in the long run.
- Environmentally Friendly: Stainless steel is 100% recyclable, and its longevity reduces the need for frequent replacements, making it an environmentally sustainable choice.
- Resistance to Stains and Discoloration: As the name suggests, stainless steel resists staining, ensuring that its appearance remains consistent over time.
Can I Use This Wire For Outdoor Projects?
Certainly. The 304 grade of stainless steel wire is a strong and durable metal known for its corrosion resistance. The material’s weather resistant properties make it an excellent choice for outdoor uses where materials are often exposed to weather elements such as rain, humidity, and temperature fluctuations. Its anti-rust properties ensure that 304 stainless steel wire remains unaffected by these conditions. This means it prevents degradation and maintains its structural integrity. When exposed outdoors, stainless steel retains its sleek appearance, resisting staining and discoloration. You can use this wire for garden sculptures, outdoor fixtures, or any other project exposed to the elements.
Is This Industrial Grade Stainless Wire Magnetic?
No, the 304 grade of industrial grade stainless steel wire is inherently non-magnetic. This is one of the distinct properties of this particular grade of stainless steel. The non-magnetic nature arises from its specific alloy composition, predominantly featuring chromium and nickel. This characteristic makes it especially suitable for applications where magnetic interference could be a concern, such as in certain electronic devices, sensors, or situations where magnetic fields need to be maintained without disruption. Furthermore, even when subjected to processes like cold working, the 304 grade largely retains its non-magnetic property, though there might be a minor increase in magnetism. In essence, if you’re seeking a reliable, non-magnetic material for your projects, the 304 industrial grade stainless steel wire is an optimal choice.
The Crazy Wire Company is a leading UK based supplier of nichrome, FeCrAl, 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 ‘What You Need To Know About: Stainless Steel Wires’ 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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