316l Medical/Marine Grade Stainless Steel Round Wire | 0.5mm (24 AWG) 362g Spool


The 0.5mm 316L Medical/Marine Grade Stainless Steel Round Wire is a versatile and durable material ideal for various applications. Supplied in a 362g spool, this 24 AWG wire offers excellent corrosion resistance, making it suitable for medical, marine, jewelry making, and industrial uses. Its balance of flexibility and strength ensures reliability in environments requiring robust and long-lasting materials.

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0.5mm 316L Stainless Steel Wire

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

The 0.5mm 316L Medical/Marine Grade Stainless Steel Round Wire, provided in a 362g spool, presents a versatile solution for a wide array of applications. 316L stainless steel provides exceptional corrosion and oxidation resistance, making it an ideal choice for medical and marine environments where durability and longevity are crucial. A 0.5mm diameter, equivalent to 24 AWG, strikes a perfect balance between flexibility and strength, allowing for ease of use without compromising performance.

The consistency of its diameter and robustness make this wire highly suitable for precision engineering tasks. The biocompatibility of the material and its resistance to sterilisation make it a good material for surgical tools and implants. The resistance to saltwater corrosion makes it suitable for rigging, lashing, and other marine applications. Jewelry makers value the wire’s hypoallergenic properties and sleek appearance, which extend to the realm of jewelry making. As well as its strength and malleability, it makes for an excellent material for crafting intricate objects. As an industrial wire, it can be used in intricate machinery and electronics because of its resistance to corrosion and electrical conductivity.

Specification of this product:

  • Diameter – 0.5mm (500 Micron – 24 AWG)
  • Spool Size – 362g (Approx. 150 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 0.5mm Wire Be Used For Automotive Applications?

Yes, 0.5mm wire can be used in automotive applications, particularly where precision and durability are required. In the automotive industry, high-quality 316L Stainless Steel is essential for enduring high temperatures, corrosion resistance, and strength. The alloy used in this wire is known for its strength, corrosion resistance, and temperature resistance. Wire like this can be used to conduct wiring, secure components, or fabricate custom items that require a thin yet strong wire. As a result of its resistance to corrosion and degradation, it is ideal for both interior and exterior automotive applications, ensuring long-term durability in even the most extreme conditions. It is important, however, to ensure that the particular automotive application aligns with the wire’s capabilities and properties.

Can The 0.5mm Wire Be Easily Bent Or Shaped For Crafting?

Yes, the 0.5mm 316L Medical/Marine Grade Stainless Steel Wire can be easily bent or shaped for crafting purposes. Its diameter, equivalent to 24 AWG, offers a good balance between flexibility and strength, making it suitable for creating intricate designs and shapes. The wire’s malleability allows for detailed work in jewelry making, sculpting, or other craft projects where precise bending and shaping are required. However, while it is flexible, the wire’s stainless steel composition also ensures that it maintains its form once shaped, providing durability and stability to the crafted items. Tools like pliers or wire cutters may be necessary for more intricate work or to cut the wire to desired lengths.


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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