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Nickel Wire

Ken-tron  draws Nickel 200, Nickel 201, Nickel 205, Nickel 220 and other Nickel wire alloys for our drawn metal wire customers.  Ken-tron customers use Nickel wire to produce items such as electrical contacts, electronic components, and mechanical fasteners.  Nickel wire is also used to produce items for the aerospace, battery, and medical industries.

Nickel wire is used in automotive screen and heating elements, lighting and lead wire.

Chemical Composition

Ken-tron uses pure nickel that is suitable for use as Nickel 200, 201 and 205 wire. The minimum purity is 99% (nickel plus cobalt).

Other Properties

Density (lbs/in3) .321
Melting Point (°F) 2650
Tensile Strength 80,000 min psi
Annealed 55,000 psi

The Ken-tron Wire Division specializes in small diameter close tolerance wire made to customer specifications. Ken-Tron manufactures to your custom specifications.

Nickel plated steel wire with 2, 4, & 8% by weight of pure nickel it can be used in many cases as a cost efficient substitute for pure nickel wire. Nickel plated steel is used in vacuum tubes, batteries, wrap wire for music strings, filter screens, and more.

Chemical Composition

The nickel plated steel wire used by Ken-tron has a low carbon steel core of 1006 steel and a percent by weight of pure nickel (99.5% minimum pure nickel including any percentage of cobalt).

Other Properties

NPS 2% NPS 4% NPS 8%
Density (lbs/in3) .285 .285 .286

The Ken-tron Wire Division specializes in small diameter close tolerance wire made to customer specifications. Ken-Tron manufactures to your custom specifications.

For additional Inquiries, please request a quote or contact us.

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