Bare Brass Wire (65%) - 0.28mm (280 Micron - 29 AWG)

Bare Brass Wire (65%) - 0.28mm (280 Micron - 29 AWG)

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- Bare Brass Wire Is Supplied On Our Customised White Spool With A Brass Coloured Sticker

- Produced, Packed and Dispatched From Our Factory In Warrington, UK (WA1 2WW)

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About The Wire:

This is a soft wire; perhaps even soft enough to be used for knitting.

It is extremely easy to cut. It would not hold its shape.

These coils are an ideal size and are designed to suit every pocket.

Please contact us directly if you require a larger length of this wire or wholesale details (

Common Application(s):

This wire is produced to be made into mesh. It is a very high quality 'pure' brass material.

This 65/35 Brass wire is a wire industry staple, and it has been made available to purchase through this site for the first time.

Standard 65% Brass uses include: Handrails, Grillwork Tanks, Radiator Cores, Push Plates, Finish Hardware, Hinges, Stencils, Kick Plates, Locks, Socket Shells, Screw Shells, Reflectors, Lamp Fixtures, Flashlight Shells, Grommets, Eyelets, Screws, Rivets, Fasteners, Pins, Bead Chain, Springs, Chain, Fasteners, Sink Strainers, Plumbing Accessories. This gives you a picture of the capability of this metal.

Dimensions of Wire:

Diameter - 0.28mm (280 Micron - 29 AWG)

Length - Various

Weight - Various

Spool Type - White Plastic Spool (as pictured)

Technical Specification:

Brass wire is a copper/zinc alloy. 65/35 is the relevent measure of copper to zinc. In other words this wire is 65% copper and 35% zinc. The higher the percentage of zinc in the alloy the greater the cold working strength.

Cu Fe Pb Zn
Min/Max 63.0 - 68.5 0.07 0.09 Rem
Nominals 65.0000 - - 35.0000

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion - 20.3 · 10 6? per °C (20-300 C)
Density - 8.47 gm/cm3 @ 20 C
Electrical Conductivity - 0.158 MegaSiemens/cm @ 20 C
Electrical Resistivity - 6.38 microhm-cm @ 20 C
Melting Point Liquid US - 932 C
Melting Point Solid US - 904 C
Modulas of Elasticity in Tension - 103400 MPa
Modulas of Rigidity - 38610 Mpa
Specific Gravity - 8.47
Specific Heat Capacity - 377.1 J/kg · °K at 293 K
Thermal Conductivity - 116.0 W/m · °K at 20 C


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