KA1 Parallel Clapton (26 AWG / 26 AWG + 32 AWG) 5.90 Ω/m – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)


The KA1 Parallel Clapton wire on a 5-meter spool features a dual 26 AWG core with a 32 AWG wrap, providing a resistance of 5.90 Ω/m. Made from high-quality FeCrAl A1, it offers excellent heat distribution and durability for precision applications. Its spooled design ensures ease of use and efficiency for various projects.

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KA1 Parallel Clapton

The KA1 Parallel Clapton wire is a robust product on a 5-metre (15ft) spool, known for its reliable performance and consistent quality. The cable is composed of a 26 AWG dual-core wrapped by a 32 AWG strand, all made from high-grade FeCrAl A1. It has a resistance of 5.90 Ω/m. A wire of this type has excellent corrosion resistance and stable resistance characteristics, making it a perfect choice for applications that require precision and durability. With a parallel construction, there is a greater surface area, helping to maintain even heat distribution, while the spool design makes for easy handling and minimal waste. This cable has a variety of qualities that make it suitable for precise electrical projects that cannot compromise quality due to its versatility and affordability.

About The Product

The details of this product are as follows:

  • Spool Length – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)
  • Metal – KA1 FeCrAl A1 All0y
  • Resistance – 5.90 Ω/m
  • Coil Type – Parallel Clapton (26 AWG / 26 AWG + 32 AWG)

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  1. Quality of products: The Crazy Wire Company always  offer high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations.
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  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. 
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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 Does The Dual-Core Feature Affect KA1 Parallel Clapton’s Performance?

The dual-core feature of the KA1 Parallel Clapton wire substantially enhances its performance by increasing the surface area through which electrical current can pass. With increased surface area, heat can be distributed more efficiently, resulting in a faster ramp-up time when the wire is heated. A two-wire configuration of 26 AWG, running parallel to each other, offers improved structural integrity and less electrical resistance than a single-wire configuration of the same gauge. With these features, users can expect KA1 Parallel Clapton to perform with increased accuracy and reliability, making it ideal for applications that require precision and stability.

What Types Of Projects Is KA1 Parallel Clapton Wire Used For?

  1. Electronics DIY Projects: Ideal for enthusiasts creating custom coils for devices that require specific resistance values.
  2. Jewelry Making: Crafters often use the wire for its durability and aesthetic appeal in making wire-wrapped jewelry.
  3. Robotics and Automation: Its consistent resistance properties are beneficial in robotic applications that demand stable current flow.
  4. Educational Purposes: Used in physics labs and educational settings to teach principles of electricity and resistance.
  5. Art Installations: Artists incorporate this type of wire into pieces that require heating elements or have an electrical component.
  6. Repair and Maintenance: Suitable for repairing small appliances or electronics that require heating elements with specific resistance.
  7. Heating Applications: Used in creating small, custom heating elements for scientific equipment or specialised tools.
  8. Prototyping: Engineers and designers use it for prototyping components in electronic devices that need consistent heating or electrical properties.


Check out our blog expanding on the difference between Clapton and Flapton coil wires. This is an extremely detailed article, which we hope will provide much insight into the subject. 

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