Music Wire: 0.055" OD x 36" Long (15 Pieces)

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SKU: 503
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Music wire, a high-carbon steel wire, offers a wide array of benefits across applications. Its standout feature is its high tensile strength, making it ideal for various mechanical uses. Additionally, its excellent spring properties make it perfect for crafting springs for applications in automotive, aerospace, and medical devices. In the realm of music, it's essential for creating piano, guitar, and violin strings due to its unique acoustical properties. Furthermore, it's widely used in the jewelry, hobby, and stop-motion animation industries.

See the Specifications and Customer Uses sections for more detailed information.

  • Material Type: Carbon Steel
  • Product Shape: Wire
  • Outside Diameter: .055"
  • Length: 36"
  • Alloy: ASTM A228
  • Pieces Per Pack: 15

- Crafts and Jewelry Making: Create custom jewelry, sculptures, or decorative crafts by bending and shaping the wire into intricate designs. Different diameters allow for various levels of detail.

- Wire Sculptures: Craft three-dimensional sculptures by bending and twisting the wire into desired shapes. The assortment of diameters can help achieve different textures and forms.

- Mechanical Linkages: Use the wire to build mechanical linkages or control systems for small robots, automations, or prototypes. The variety of diameters allows for different levels of strength and flexibility.

- Educational Projects: Teach basic principles of physics, mechanics, or engineering by using the wire to create simple machines, pulley systems, or demonstrations.

- Repair Work: Repair or reinforce broken items around the house, such as repairing a wire fence or patching up a garden trellis.

- Custom Springs: Create custom springs for small-scale applications like toys, mechanical devices, or hobbyist projects. Different diameters and lengths can be used to adjust spring stiffness.

- Prototyping: Rapidly prototype ideas by using the wire to create structural elements for proof-of-concept models.

- Automotive Repairs: In some cases, smaller diameter wire can be used for automotive repairs or securing components in place.

- Crafting Miniatures: Create miniature structures, furniture, or accessories for dioramas and model railways.

- Custom Fishing Lures: Craft custom fishing lures by fashioning hooks and components from the wire to suit specific fishing conditions.