316L Medical/Marine Grade Stainless Steel Round Wire | 0.4mm (36 AWG) 336g Spool


The 0.4mm (36 AWG) 316L medical/marine grade stainless steel wire, often referred to as 26 AWG, is a versatile and durable product ideal for diverse applications. Its corrosion resistance and strength make it perfect for medical devices, marine rigging, and precision manufacturing.

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26 AWG Stainless Steel Wire

The Crazy Wire Company are long established as Europe’s preferred suppliers of top quality 26 AWG SS316 wire. We have enormous stock levels at all times, as we use this wire to weave our marine grade woven mesh products.

The 316L medical/marine grade stainless steel round wire, at a diameter of 0.4mm (36 AWG) and packaged in a 336g spool, is a versatile and high-quality product designed for various applications. 26 AWG wire is often referred to in the industry as exceptional strength, corrosion resistance, and durability, making it ideal for both medical and marine applications. The high medical-grade quality of the material ensures safety and reliability in devices and implants that require sterility and non-reactivity.

Due to its resistance to saltwater corrosion, the wire is suitable for rigging, lashing, and other nautical applications. As a result of its ability to withstand harsh conditions without losing structural integrity, this wire finds utility in the manufacturing sector for precision components. Jewelry makers, model builders, and artists also prefer this wire because of its flexibility and strength. Professionals and hobbyists alike can take advantage of the 336g spool for large projects or multiple smaller jobs. Various tools and equipment can be used with it to increase its versatility, which makes it suitable for many industries and crafts.

Specification of this product:

  • Diameter – 0.4mm (400 Micron – 26 AWG)
  • Spool Size – 336g (Approx. 300 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

Can I Use 26 AWG Wire For Jewelry Making?

Yes, you can make jewelry with 26 AWG wire. This jewelry component has a diameter of 0.4mm, thus making it suitable for creating intricate details and designs. In addition to being durable, corrosion-resistant, and aesthetically pleasing, 316L medical grade stainless steel is also perfect for earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and other decorative items. Moreover, its strength ensures that the jewelry maintains its shape and integrity over time, while its flexibility allows for easy manipulation and creativity.

Is 26 AWG Wire Corrosion Resistant?

Yes, 26 AWG wire, made from 316L medical/marine grade stainless steel, is highly corrosion resistant. This grade of stainless steel is known for its excellent resistance to corrosion, particularly in harsh environments like saltwater or in applications where it may be exposed to various chemicals. This makes it a reliable choice for both marine and medical applications, as well as for use in environments where lesser grades of steel might degrade quickly. The corrosion resistance of this wire extends its lifespan and maintains its integrity and appearance over time, making it a dependable material for various uses.


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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