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Specialty Wire Products

Bare Wire Products

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Plated Wire and Ribbons

MWS produces and inventories the most complete line of continuous electroplated wires and ribbons to be found anywhere in the world. These wires are produced to meet customer's most critical solderability, purity and dimensional requirements, as well as a variety of federal, military and commercial standards and specifications.

Plating Finishes
Gold, Silver, Nickel, Tin, Tin/Lead(60/40, 70/30, 90/10), Cadmium

Surface Conditions and Treatments
Bright, Semi-bright or Matte finish

Conductor Material
Copper, Nickel, Kovar, Dumet, Copper-Nickel Alloys, Nickel-Iron Alloys,Beryllium Copper, Phosphor Bronze and Brass along with a variety of other metals and alloys.
Bus Wire
Commercial tin-plated copper wire available in sizes 8 - 40 AWG

Size Range Capabilities
Round: .125' - .0007"
Flat / square / rectangular: thickness .0005" and larger, widths up to .125"

Packaging
Continuous lengths on spools or cut and straightened to specific lengths per customer requirements.



Plated Round Copper Wire Data

SIZE
(AWG)
DIA.
(INCHES)
CIR.
MILS
DCR
(Ω / KFT
AT 20° C)

POUNDS
PER
1000 FT

THICKNESS OF COATING (MICROINCHES)
  SILVER PLATED NICKEL PLATED
  NOM. NOM. NOM. 1.25% 2% 2.5% 3% 4% 5% 6.1% 2% 4% 7% 10% 27%
14 .0641 4109 2.542 12.4 170 272 343 417 551 692 846 322 647 1142 1645 4670
15 .0571 3260 3.181 9.87 151 243 305 371 491 617 754 282 577 1018 1465 4160

16 .0508 2581 4.019 7.81 135 216 272 330 437 549 671 255 513 905 1304 3700
17 .0453 2052 5.054 6.21 120 193 242 294 390 489 598 228 458 807 1162 3300
18 .0403 1624 6.386 4.92 107 171 216 262 347 435 532 202 407 718 1034 2930
19 .0359 1289 8.047 3.90 95 153 192 233 309 388 474 180 363 640 921 2610
20 .0320 1024 10.13 3.10 85 136 171 208 247 346 422 161 323 570 821 2330

21 .0285 812.3 12.77 2.46 76 121 152 185 245 308 376 143 288 508 731 2070
22 .0253 640.1 16.20 1.94 67 108 135 164 218 273 334 127 255 451 649 1850
23 .0226 510.8 20.31 1.55 60 96 121 147 194 244 293 114 228 403 580 1640
24 .0201 404.0 25.67 1.22 53 85 108 131 173 217 265 101 203 358 516 1460
25 .0179 320.4 32.37 .970 47 76 96 116 154 193 236 90 181 319 459 1300

26 .0159 252.8 41.02 .765 42 68 85 103 137 172 210 80 161 283 408 1160
27 .0142 201.6 51.43 .610 38 60 76 92 122 153 187 71 143 253 364 1030
28 .0126 158.8 65.33 .481 33 54 67 82 108 136 166 63 127 224 323 920
29 .0113 127.7 81.22 .387 30 48 60 73 97 122 149 57 114 201 290 820
30 .0100 100.0 103.7 .303 27 43 54 65 86 108 132 50 101 178 256 730

31 .0089 79.21 130.9 .240 24 38 48 58 77 96 117 45 90 159 228 650
32 .0080 64.00 162.0 .194 21 34 43 52 69 86 106 40 81 143 205 580
33 .0071 50.41 205.7 .153 19 30 38 46 61 77 94 36 72 126 182 520
34 .0063 39.69 261.3 .120 17 27 34 41 54 68 83 32 64 112 162 460
35 .0056 31.36 330.7 .0949 15 24 30 36 48 60 74 28 57 100 144 410

36 .0050 25.00 414.8 .0757 13 21 27 33 43 54 66 25 50 89 128 360
37 .0045 20.25 512.1 .0613 12 19 24 29 39 48 59 23 45 80 116 320
38 .0040 16.00 648.2 .0484 11 17 21 26 34 43 53 20 40 71 103 290
39 .0035 12.25 846.6 .0371 9 15 19 23 30 38 46 18 35 62 90 260
40 .0031 9.61 1079 .0291 8 13 17 20 27 33 41 16 31 55 80 230
NOTE: Values above are for bare copper prior to
any plating.

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Headquartered in Westlake Village, California USA, MWS inventories more than 50,000
Magnet and Specialty wires along with production facilities for drawing, shaping, serving,
twisting and insulating of wire for high-technology users worldwide.

Established in 1968