List of Alloys & profiles

List of Alloys & profiles
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Alloy Wire International manufacture the electrical resistance alloys ‘80/20 Nickel-Chrome’ and ‘45/55 Nickel-Copper’ in round wire and flat wire extensively for the production of a range of resistors.

  • Precision wire wound resistors
  • Dynamic braking resistors.
  • Vitreous enamelled resistors
  • Corrugated tape wound resistors
  • Fixed or adjustable resistors
  • Open wire wound resistors

First introduced into Alloy Wire International’s production over 70 years ago, the 80/20 Nickel-Chrome alloy was developed for use in electric heating elements. Today it is still considered by design engineers as the best electrical resistance wire for electric heating elements, which include anti-condensation heaters.

Our electrical resistance wire is manufactured in all our wire profiles in thicknesses from 0.025mm (.001”) to 10mm (.394”), or to a linear electrical resistance as high as 2130 Ohms/m (650 Ohms/ft).

Manufacturing approvals

We are proud that all of our products are manufactured under the exacting health & safety and environmental standards required by major contractors in this sector. Including certification to the following standards:

  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management
  • AS 9100 – Aerospace & Defence
  • ISO 14001 – Environmental
  • ISO 45001 – Health & Safety
Advantage range Electrics and Electronics

Large size range from 0.025mm (.001”) to 21mm (0.827”)

We operate from two state-of-the-art factories which, with continual investment in the latest technology and machinery, produce precision wire sizes from 0.025mm (.001″) to 21mm (.827″) in small batches and medium volumes.

Advantage quantity Electrics and Electronics

Order Quantity ranging from 3 metres to 3 tonnes

We manufacture the wire you require in the quantity you require it. Our world class manufacturing performance gives you a flexible order quantity ranging from 3 meters to 3 tonnes, meaning you only pay for what you need.

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Delivery within 2 weeks

Our lead times are short because we stock in excess of 200 tonnes of more than 60 ‘High Performance’ alloys and, if your finished wire is not available from stock, we can manufacture within 2 weeks to your exact specification.

Advantage range of alloys Electrics and Electronics

Manufacturing wire, bars and rope in 60 Exotic alloys

We are the world leading manufacturer of precision drawn round wire, flat wire, profile wire, bars and wire rope in more than 60 different ‘High Performance’ nickel alloys, also known as ‘Exotic’ alloys.

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Order is manufactured to your specification

We produce round wire, flat wire, shaped wire and wire rope to your exact specification and in exactly the quantity you are looking for. With a range of 60 Exotic Alloys available, we can provide the ideal alloy wire with specialist properties best suited to your chosen application.

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Our ‘Emergency Manufacturing Service’ for delivery within days

Our usual delivery times are 2 weeks, however if an urgent order is required, our Emergency Manufacturing Service ensures your wire is manufactured within days and shipped to your door via the fastest route possible.

Contact us so we can better understand you

Every customer has their own needs, their own standards to adhere to and their own projects with unique specifications. Alloy Wire is a partner in finding the right solution first time.

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