316l Medical/Marine Grade Stainless Steel Ribbon Wire | 0.5 x 0.1mm 169g Spool


The 0.5 x 0.1mm 316L stainless steel ribbon wire is a versatile, corrosion-resistant product ideal for medical and marine applications. Its unique dimensions ensure strength and precision for surgical instruments, implants, boat rigging, and marine hardware.

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0.5 x 0.1mm Ribbon 316L Stainless Steel Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality 0.5 x 0.1mm SS316L wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.

The 0.5 x 0.1mm 316L medical/marine grade stainless steel ribbon wire offers a versatile and durable solution for a wide range of applications. This wire is made of high-quality 316L stainless steel, known for its superior corrosion resistance in medical and marine environments. Due to its 0.5 x 0.1mm dimensions, ribbon wire is ideal for precision jobs requiring thin but strong materials. Because it meets medical grade standards, it can be used safely in surgical instruments, implants, and other medical devices.

Marine wire is ideal for use in boat rigging, marine hardware, and other nautical applications due to its resistance to harsh saline environments. The 169g spool is convenient for both bulk and small-scale applications, so it’s adequate supply for continuous or extensive work. With a ribbon-shaped surface, this wire has a large contact area, which makes it ideally suited for fastening or electrical conductivity applications. Moreover, its strength and precision make it an ideal choice for manufacturing batteries, electronic components, and other industrial applications.

Specification of this product:

  • Diameter – 0.5 x 0.1mm 
  • Spool Size – 169g (Approx. 400 Metres)

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

Is 0.5 x 0.1mm Wire Corrosion-Resistant In Saltwater?

Yes, the 0.5 x 0.1mm wire made with stainless steel 316L is highly corrosion-resistant in saltwater environments. The 316L grade is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, particularly in chloride- or saline-exposed conditions. In marine applications where the wire is likely to be exposed to saltwater frequently or for an extended period of time, this makes it an ideal choice. Because the material is highly resilient in these harsh conditions, it maintains long-term reliability and reduces the need for frequent replacements.

Are There Any Special Tools Required For Working With 0.5 x 0.1mm Wire?

  1. Precision Cutters: To cut the wire accurately without fraying or damaging it.
  2. Fine-Tipped Pliers: For bending and shaping the wire with precision, especially in intricate designs or tight spaces.
  3. Wire Straighteners: Useful if the wire needs to be straightened after unspooling.
  4. Micrometer or Caliper: To measure the wire accurately, ensuring adherence to specific dimensions in projects.
  5. Soldering Iron: If soldering is required, a fine-tip soldering iron may be necessary for detailed work.
  6. Safety Glasses: To protect the eyes from any small fragments or sparks during cutting or soldering.


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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