SS316L Parallel Clapton (26 AWG / 26 AWG + 38 AWG) 2.90 Ω/m – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)


The SS316L Parallel Clapton wire features two 26 AWG cores wrapped with 38 AWG wire, providing a resistance of 2.90 Ω/m in a 5-meter spool. Crafted from durable and corrosion-resistant SS316L stainless steel, this wire ensures efficient heating and consistent performance. Its compact spooled design makes it ideal for DIY projects and crafts requiring precise electrical control.

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SS316L Parallel Clapton

The SS316L Parallel Clapton wire is crafted with two parallel 26 AWG cores wrapped by a 38 AWG wire, offering a resistance of 2.90 Ω/m and available in a 5-meter (15 feet) spool. Incorporating corrosion-resistant stainless steel SS316L into its design, this wire is versatile, highly durable, and suitable for a wide range of electrical resistance and heating applications. As a result of the Parallel Clapton configuration, the surface area is increased without adding bulk, ensuring efficient heating. This wire is conveniently spooled for convenient storage and use, making it an excellent choice for DIY projects.

About The Product

The details of this product are as follows:

  • Spool Length – 5 Metre Spool (15ft)
  • Metal – SS316L Marine Grade Stainless Steel
  • Resistance – 2.90 Ω/m
  • Coil Type – Parallel Clapton (26 AWG / 26 AWG + 38 AWG)

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We do not only offer SS316L wire. We also have a huge range of KA1 and nichrome wire in immediate stock too.

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


FAQs About This Wire

Can SS316L Parallel Clapton Be Used In High-Moisture Environments?

Yes, the SS316L Parallel Clapton wire is well-suited for use in high-moisture environments due to its composition of SS316L stainless steel. SS316L is a marine-grade stainless steel known for its corrosion resistance, particularly against chlorides found in saltwater conditions. Its durable nature makes it a preferred choice in applications where moisture resistance is a critical factor.

How Does SS316L Parallel Clapton Ensure Consistent Heating?

Due to its specific material properties and design, the SS316L Parallel Clapton wire ensures consistent heating. Parallel Claptons consist of two 26 AWG wires running side-by-side that are wrapped together with a 38 AWG wire. The wire’s diameter does not have to be increased substantially as a result of this design, thus maximising available heating area. As a result of its even distribution of heat and resistance to oxidation at high temperatures, SS316L stainless steel is often used in wire. The combined characteristics of these materials ensure that the wire heats up uniformly over its length and maintains consistent performance throughout. This leads to reliable results in applications requiring controlled heating.


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