Forming wire

Stainless steel forming wire is suitable for thousands of applications due to its ductility, corrosion resistance and strength.

Stainless steel forming wire is suitable for thousands of applications due to its ductility, corrosion resistance and strength.

Quality

We supply forming wire to meet individual customer requirements and hold a large stock of general wires to suit most forming appli­cations.

We also carry wire with suitable mechanical and surface finishes for applications that require more rigorous processing such as profiling and shaping.

Coatings

Our stock forming wire is available in a bright, EPQ or dull condition.

If coatings are required, we offer options such as soap, oil/grease and metallic.

Profiles

We offer a range of profile shapes and strands, from round or flat wire to over 60 shaped profiles.

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Grades and Specifi­cations

EN 10088-2

Chemical composition % by mass MAX unless otherwise stated

Type Name Number C Si Mn P S N Cr Mo Ni Others
304 X5CrNi18-10 1.4301 0.07 1 2 0.045 0.015 0.11 17.5/19.5 - 8.0/10.5  
304L X2CrNi18-9 1.4307 0.030 1.00 2.00 0.045 0.015 0.11 17.5/19.5 - 8.0/10.5 -
316 X5CrNiMo17-12-2 1.4401 0.07 1.00 2.00 0.045 0.015 0.11 16.5/18.5 2.00/2.50 10.0/13.0 -
316L X2CrNiMo17-12-2 1.4404 0.030 1.00 2.00 0.045 0.015 0.11 16.5/18.5 2.00/2.50 10.0/13.0 -
430 X6Cr17 1.4016 0.08 1.00 1.00 0.040 0.015 - 16.0/18.0 - - -

Other grades are available on request.

Cold Heading Wire

Cold heading wire is processed to combine formability and ductility with enduring strength.

Galvanised Tying Wire

Galvanized tying wire is available from stock in various sizes.

Stainless Steel MIG Wire

Stainless Steel MIG welding wire is available from stock in various grades to buy now.

Stainless Steel Profiled Wire

Profiled or shaped wire can be supplied for many different applications and industries.

Stainless Steel Spring Wire

Stainless Steel Spring Wire is suitable for all types of spring making.

Stainless Steel TIG Wire

Stainless steel tying wire is available from stock in various grades.

Stainless Steel Tying Wire

This is ideal for lacing or tying, stainless steel tying wire can be used for a wide variety of applications

Stainless Steel Ultra Fine Wire

Ultra fine stainless steel wires from 30 microns