KA1 Hive Coil ((30 AWG + 30 AWG) x 2) 8.70 Ω/m – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)


The KA1 Hive Coil is a durable FeCrAl A1 wire in a 5-meter spool, featuring a unique double-stranded, 30 AWG hive-like design for superior heat distribution and efficiency at 8.70 Ω/m resistance. Ideal for precision electrical applications, it offers reliable performance with a convenient installation, catering to both professional and hobbyist needs.

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KA1 Hive Coil

The KA1 Hive Coil, offered in a 5-meter spool, is a meticulously crafted FeCrAl A1 wire featuring a double-stranded, hive-like design of 30 AWG gauge wires. Because of its innovative structure, it provides a resistance of 8.70 Ohms per meter, which leads to a low energy consumption. As a result of its unique twisted configuration, this device offers a greater surface area, which enhances heat distribution and enables even and consistent heating required for precise work.

The coil’s extended length facilitates installation and usage, making it easy to handle. Featuring a high level of durability and steady performance, it is an ideal choice for a wide variety of applications requiring precise temperature control and dependable electrical characteristics.

The KA1 Hive Coil is an excellent choice for professionals and enthusiasts who prioritise energy efficiency and reliability. Besides ensuring longevity, its robust construction also ensures that its physical and electrical properties are maintained over time, highlighting its value in demanding applications.

About The Product

The details of this product are as follows:

  • Spool Length – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)
  • Metal – KA1 FeCrAl A1 Alloy
  • Resistance – 8.70 Ω/m
  • Coil Type – Hive Coil ((30 AWG + 30 AWG) x 2)

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 KA1 wire. We also have a huge range of Nichrome and stainless steel wire in immediate stock too.

Ribbon wire and flat wire are stocked for immediate dispatch too.


FAQs About This Product

How Durable Is KA1 Hive Coil Compared To Other Wires?

A hive coil’s unique twisted design makes it a superior alternative to other types of wires due to its superior durability. FeCrAl A1 wire is a double-stranded wire that is increased in strength, and its resistance to fatigue is increased as well. Due to the KA1 material’s resilience and ability to withstand high temperatures without degrading over time, the KA1 Hive Coil is particularly resistant to oxidation and wear. Having a solid construction ensures that it is less likely to break or deform under stress, allowing it to last a longer time. The long life and robust design of the KA1 Hive Coil makes it a suitable choice for projects that require a reliable heating element.

What Applications Are KA1 Hive Coils Commonly Used In?

  1. Electronic Components: In the production of resistors and other electronic components, where stable resistance and heat tolerance are required.
  2. DIY Projects: Enthusiasts who need a reliable and efficient wire for custom-built projects, including homemade heaters or art installations.
  3. Scientific Equipment: Laboratories may use these coils in equipment where controlled heating is necessary, such as in heating stages for microscopes.
  4. Educational Tools: In educational settings for demonstrations and practical experiments involving electrical heating and resistance.
  5. Industrial Heating: They may be integrated into larger heating elements for use in manufacturing processes that require controlled heat application.
  6. Agricultural Systems: In temperature regulation systems used in agriculture, such as soil heating to promote seed germination.
  7. Specialty Appliances: In the repair or construction of specialty heating appliances that require customised heating elements.
  8. Repair and Maintenance: For repairing existing equipment where a precise resistance wire is needed to replace or rebuild heating elements.


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