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Nickel Chrome 80/20 Wire

Nickel Chrome 80/20 wire is High temperature & corrosion-resistant, and easy to form.

Stainless Steel Products supplies Nichrome 80/20 alloy in round wire, flat strip, cut to length for the performance you need for the most demanding uses.


Nichrome 80/20 alloy is one of the most popular resistance wire alloys, and offers a long list of benefits when made into wire:

  • Automotive electroncis
  • Applications requiring high strength at high-temperature
  • Heating elements in industrial furnaces.
  • Electrical parts
  • Electrical components
  • Home and office heating
  • Heating cables
  • Heating mats
  • Wirewound resistors
  • Water heaters
  • Soldering irons
  • Plastic molding dies
  • Sheathed elements

Having the right blend

Nichrome 80/20 alloy is a blend of nickel and chromium materials. Nichrome 80/20 alloy is composed of:

Chromium 20%
Nickel 80%

*This is for information purposes only. Actual numbers may vary.


Material TypeNon-Ferrous
Electrical conductivity15%IACS
Thermal conductivity11.3w/m-°k
Machine index70%
Hardness1k - 6kMPa
Yield strength415MPa
Ultimate strength830MPa
Poissons ratio.26-.325
Modulus of elasticity150-245GPa
Specific heat380-500J/kg°C
Annealing temperature1066-1093°C

*This is for information purposes only. Actual numbers may vary.

Supplying the wire, you need

Wire made from Nichrome 80/20 alloy has many uses in many industries. Today, Nichrome 80/20 alloy wire is widely used in the heating element, furnace component, resistance wire, energy, and home/office construction industries. Wire manufactured from Nichrome 80/20 can be used for:

  • Special nickel-chromium alloy
  • Lower temperature coefficient of resistance than Nichrome C
  • High temperature
  • High electrical resistance
  • Good oxidaton resistance
  • Good ductility
  • Corrosion resistant
  • High durability
  • Good strength

Delivering the best Nichrome 80/20 alloy wire

Since 1995, Stainless Steel Products has developed and delivered high-performing, long-lasting Nichrome 80/20 alloy wire.

Stainless Steel Products has the experience, expertise and equipment to provide the Nichrome A alloy round wire, flat wire, cut to length you require.


  • Operating since 1995
  • Supply and serve industries and manufacturers across the globe


  • Dedicated engineering assistance from a worldwide network of technical professionals
  • Keen attention to detail in all manufacturing phases
  • Superior customer service
  • Expedient, timely delivery


  • Headquartered in the United States of America
  • Utilize rolling mills, drawing, spooling and coiling equipment.
  • In-house round and flat wire cleaning available
  • Expansive inventory of materials in stock for quick shipment


Ferrous or non-ferrous, we work with most alloys available on the market today. Below is a list by major alloy family class:

Other Alloys

Industries We Serve

SSP works with all major industries on various product applications.  Take advantage of our breadth of knowledge on a wide variety of specifications and requirements!

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