Fiberglass Heater Wire

Fiberglass heater wire is resistant to heat, flame, and high temperatures, making it very useful in environments where there is heat, chemicals, fire, UV rays, acids, moisture, and strong sunlight. Fiberglass wire won’t burn, easily handling ongoing exposure to 350 degrees Celsius. This is because fiberglass insulated heater wire has multiple strands of Nickel wire and double-braided fiberglass that is braided, lapped, and varnished until it is strong and durable.

Strong & Lightweight

What makes fiberglass heater wire unique is the material it’s made from. Fiberglass is actually made from glass fibers that are set and flattened in one sheet or else made into a fabric. Fiberglass is extremely useful because it is strong while still being lightweight, making it ideal for a number of applications, like hair curlers, low wattage applications, and small kitchen appliances.

Some fiberglass wires are made with a variety of glasses, which can alter what you use your fiberglass wire for. Some glasses have silicate or silica, which means they have different levels of magnesium, calcium, boron, and other elements. Glass fibers must have very few defects to be made into fiberglass.

Fiberglass isn’t stiff and doesn’t have the same strength as carbon fire, but it isn’t as brittle. Because the raw materials for fiberglass are cheaper, the fiberglass wires are also more affordable. Compared to other metals, fiberglass is easy to shape into a variety of shapes.

Fiberglass Heater Wires At Calco Electric Corp.

At Calco Electric Corp., we carry a variety of thermal controls, equipment, and tools to guarantee good electrical flow throughout a home or business. We service several industries: automotive, food service, HVAC, lighting and electrical, medical, and computers. Contact us today to learn more about our products, prices, and service.


Fiberglass Braid Heater Wire

Our fiberglass braid heater wires are the best choice for use in hair curlers, small kitchen appliances and other low wattage applications.  If these specs do not match your needs, ask about our PVC and silicone heater wires.

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