Resistance Wire


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Resistance wire is a type of high resistance electrical wire. Application for resistance wire includes resistors, heating elements.

The most common type used is Nickel Chrome, NiCr, a non-magnetic alloy of nickel and chromium, is commonly used to make resistance wire because it has a high resistivity and resistance to oxidation at high temperatures. When used as a heating element, resistance wire is usually wound into coils.

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