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List of Alloys & profiles

List of Alloys & profiles

Wire Tolerances Guide

A quick reference guide for our standard tolerances. We inspect all phases of production and our test equipment can verify the tolerance of the wire/tape/ribbon/section/profile, surface quality, roundness, strength properties and the stress required to breaking point.

Please see our standard tolerances below.

We can offer tighter tolerances, please let us know what tolerance you require.

Wire Diameter Tolerances

(mm)

wire diameterup to but excludingtolerance
0.02540.203± 0.0051
0.2030.376± 0.0076
0.3760.813± 0.0100
0.8131.220± 0.0127
1.2202.030± 0.0152
2.0303.250± 0.0203
3.2504.470± 0.0254
4.4705.890± 0.0381
5.8908.000± 0.0510
8.00010.00± 0.0635
10.00 21.00± 0.0762

(inch)

wire diameterup to but excludingtolerance
.001.008± .0002
.008.015± .0003
.015.032± .0004
.032.048± .0005
.048.080± .0006
.080.128± .0008
.128.176± .0010
.176.232± .0015
.232.315± .0020
.315.395± .0025
.395 .827± .0030

Wire Ovality Tolerances

(mm)

wire diameterup to but excludingtolerance
0.02540.0508± 0.0051
0.05081.02± 0.0076
1.022.03± 0.0100
2.034.47± 0.0127
4.478.00± 0.0152
8.00 21.00± 0.0203

(inch)

wire diameterup to but excludingtolerance
.001.002± .0002
.002.040± .0003
.040.080± .0004
.080.176± .0005
.176.315± .0006
.315 .827± .0008

Flat Wire Tolerances

(mm)

dimensionstolerance
Width± 5%
Thickness
0.20 and below± 0.0100
over 0.20± 5%

(inch)

dimensionstolerance
Width± 5%
Thickness
.008 and below± .0004
over .008± .0005

Shaped Profile Tolerances

(mm)

section sizeup to but excludingtolerance
up to2.0± 0.04
2.04.0± 0.07
4.0and below± 0.15

(inch)

section sizeup to but excludingtolerance
up to.787± .0016
.0787.157± .0027
.157and above± .0059

Straight Length Tolerances

(mm)

diameterlengthtolerance
up to 2.5up to 1000± 1.00
up to 2.51000 – 2000± 2.00
up to 2.52000 – 3000± 2.50
2.5 – 5.0up to 1000± 2.00
2.5 – 5.01000 – 2000± 2.50
2.5 2.502000 – 3000± 3.00
5.0 – 12.0up to 1000± 4.00
5.0 – 12.01000 – 2000± 5.00
5.0 – 12.02000 – 3000± 6.00

(inch)

diameterlengthtolerance
up to .098up to 40± .040
up to .09840 – 80± .080
up to .09880 – 120± .098
.098 – .197up to 40± .080
.098 – .19740 – 80± .098
.098 – .19780 – 120± .120
.197 – .472up to 40± .160
.197 – .47240 – 80± .200
.197 – .47280 – 120± .240

Electrical Resistance Tolerances

(mm)

wire diameterup to but excludingtolerance
0.02540.0508± 12%
0.05080.076± 10%
0.0760.15± 7%
0.15± 5%
Flat wire± 5%

(inch)

wire diameterup to but excludingtolerance
.001.002± 12%
.002.003± 10%
.003.006± 7%
.006± 5%
Flat wire± 5%