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316L Stainless Steel Flat Resistance Wire

Stainless steel flat resistance wire is a versatile material commonly used in a range of applications due to its durability and resistance properties. This type of wire is particularly beneficial for use in environments where temperature resistance and structural integrity are of paramount importance.

The Crazy Wire Company offers stainless steel flat resistance wire in a variety of gauges to suit specific project requirements.

Available Options:

  • 19 AWG: 1.15 x 0.56mm
  • 20 AWG: 1.03 x 0.5mm
  • 21 AWG: 0.91 x 0.45mm
  • 22 AWG: 0.81 x 0.4mm
  • 25 AWG: 0.68 x 0.27mm

* The spools in this listing are all 10 Metres (33ft) in length.

Each gauge provides a different balance of flexibility and strength, making the wire adaptable for different uses. The flat profile of the wire increases the surface area, which can be particularly useful in heating applications as it allows for more efficient heat transfer and distribution. This makes it ideal for use in elements, such as those found in appliances, industrial machinery, and vaping coils for e-cigarettes.

Our stainless steel wire is also commonly used in crafting and jewelry making. Its malleability allows it to be shaped and formed into intricate designs, while its strength ensures the end products are durable and long-lasting. Moreover, the resistance properties of the wire make it suitable for use in electronic projects and DIY builds where precise electrical resistance is required.

At The Crazy Wire Company, we pride ourselves on providing a straightforward product that reflects our commitment to quality. We are a trusted source for many hobbyists and professionals alike, offering a simple yet effective solution for those who require reliable and high-quality materials.

All our stainless steel flat resistance wire is produced with attention to detail to ensure consistency and performance. With us, customers can expect a product that is straightforward to use, backed by knowledgeable support, and dispatched with care to meet the demands of any project.

We also offer the SS316L grade as round 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 round wire are stocked for immediate dispatch too.


FAQs About This Wire

What Is Stainless Steel Flat Resistance Wire And What Are Its Applications?

Flat stainless steel resistance wire comes in a variety of gauges and is primarily used in applications that require high durability and corrosion resistance. Crafting, jewelry making, industrial applications, and electronics require consistent performance and longevity.

Can Stainless Steel Flat Resistance Wire Be Used For Coil Building In Vaping Devices?

Crazy Wire Company manufactures Stainless Steel Flat Resistance Wire with a focus on quality and versatility. Wires manufactured by us are suitable for a variety of uses, including high-temperature coil building, but we do not specialize in vaping. In order to select the appropriate wire gauge and type for their particular vaping devices and personal requirements, we strongly recommend that customers conduct thorough research or consult with vaping experts. In vaping applications, safety and performance are paramount, and choosing the right wire is crucial. Before making a wire selection, you should thoroughly understand your device’s requirements.

What Are The Available Sizes Of Stainless Steel Flat Resistance Wire From The Crazy Wire Company?

The Crazy Wire Company offers Stainless Steel Flat Resistance Wire in the following sizes: 19 AWG (1.15 x 0.56mm), 20 AWG (1.03 x 0.5mm), 21 AWG (0.91 x 0.45mm), 22 AWG (0.81 x 0.4mm), and 25 AWG (0.68 x 0.27mm).

How Does The Gauge (AWG) Affect The Performance Of The Wire?

The gauge (AWG) of a wire determines its diameter, which affects its resistance and current-carrying capacity. AWG numbers indicate thicker wires with lower resistance and higher current capacity, while AWG numbers indicate thinner wires with higher resistance and lower current capacity.


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 Wirefor 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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Additional information

Flat Wire Sizes

19 AWG: 1.15 x 0.56mm, 20 AWG: 1.03 x 0.5mm, 21 AWG: 0.91 x 0.45mm, 22 AWG: 0.81 x 0.4mm, 25 AWG: 0.68 x 0.27mm