Resistance Wire

As an ISO 9001 registered company, we understand the demands of the industry for quality and consistency for mission critical applications

  • ASTM International and ISO/EN Testing Standards.

  • Our Quality Assurance Program make us an Industry Leader in Resistance Wire.

  • CWI resistance wire is used as element wires for Heat Sealers, Plastic Welding, Hot Cutting Wires for Form (EPS), Electric Heating Elements, and Electrical Resistors.

  • ISO 9001:2008 Registered Company with 11 Manufacturing Locations in USA, Canada and Europe and Stocks Held Worldwide.

  • Custom Stocking Programs To Meet Your Daily Needs.

Our Resistance Wire transforms into a wide variety of Applications

Resistance Wire Alloys

Copper Nickel Alloys:

  • RA-30 (UNS C70200-A)
  • RA-60 (UNS C70500-A)
  • RA-90 (UNS C70700-A)
  • RA-180 (UNS C71100-A)
  • RA-294 (UNS C72150-A)

These alloys are used for insulated wires. Some other usages are medical, appliances, small heaters, industrial and aerospace.

Nichrome Alloys:

  • RA-650 (UNS N06003-A)
  • RA-675 (UNS N06004)-A

These alloys are used to make heater coils for electric ovens, dishwashers, washers and dryers, hair dryers, heaters and other appliances.

Chrome Aluminum Alloys:

  • RA-800
  • RA-812
  • RA-815 (UNS K92400-A)
  • RA-872 (UNS K92500-A)
  • RA-875 (UNS K92500-A)

These materials are used in extremely high temperature applications such as heat treating ovens and furnaces.

More Resistance Wire Alloys:

  • RA-10 (UNS C1100-A)
  • RA-57 (UNS N02200-A)
  • RA-120
  • RA-260 (UNS K95050-A)
  • RA-433 (UNS S30400-A)
  • RA-750 (UNS K91670-A)
  • Oxygen Free Copper C10200-A
  • Commercial Bronze C22000-A
  • Brass C24000-A, C26000-A
  • Phosphor Bronze C50900-A, C51000-A
  • Nickel Silver C74500-A, C75700-A
  • Stainless 330 S33000-A
Packaging

Tempers range from hard drawn to annealed.

  • Resistance wire is manufactured to specifications including:
  • Resistance:
  • Standard resistance based on B&S wire gauges
  • Standard resistance tolerances:
  • ± 5% 15-36 gauge
  • ± 8% 37-41 gauge
  • ± 10% 42 gauge
  • Options Available:
  • Special resistance tolerances
  • Special tempers
  • Special packaging
  • Special lubrication
  • Features and Benefits:
  • Available in a wide range of wattages
  • Economical method of heating

 

Diameter Size Range

Manufacturing Sizes from: 0.001" (0.0254mm) up to .0808” (20.52mm)

Offered in a wide range of packages including:

  • Spool
  • Reel
  • Coil
  • Bobbin
  • Carrier
  • Custom packaging provided
  • 500 Lb. reel and small Pay pacs.

 

Contact us for more information:

  +1-870.382-2980
sales@centralwire.com
  Resistance Wire Inquiry Form

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Stocking Locations:
  • Canada :
  • Ottawa   |
  • Toronto
  • USA :
  • Charlotte   |
  • Houston   |
  • Chicago   |
  • Little Rock   |
  • Los Angeles   |
  • Milwaukee   |
  • Pensacola
  • UK :
  • Sheffield