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Kanthal A1 Resistance - Ribbon Flat Wire

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  • $3.26 USD
  • Regular price $4.65 USD

Every WIREOPTIM spool of wire is precision wound via hands-off computerized machines, perfectly tensioned, and handled with care in a clean environment to ensure only the highest quality product lands in your hands. Say goodbye to tangles, oil, skin salts, and other debris or contaminants. Kanthal A-1 is a ferritic iron-chromium-aluminum alloy. Kanthal A-1 in particular has high resistivity and excellent oxidation resistance. It is typically used in such applications as:

Heating Elements

  • Furnace Applications
  • Electrical Heating Elements
  • High Temperature Furnaces

Heating Treatment

  • Glass
  • Steel
  • Ceramics
  • Electronics


  • Kanthal A-1 (22% Cr, 5.8% Al, Fe balance)
  • Rated for temperatures up to 1400°C (2550°F)
  • Excellent Oxidation Resistance
  • Melting Temperature: 1500°C (2732°F)
  • Tensile Strength: 680 n/mm²
  • Magnetic properties: Magnetic up to approximately 600°C (Curie point).
  • Emissivity - fully oxidized material - 0.70

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