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GRADES OF FINE WIRE

Swicofil offers fine wire in various metals, counts and colours in order to produce certain effects: strength, elongation, hardness and density influence the rebound and creasing effects, rigidity, suppleness and weight of the textile fibers or the fabric.

 

Metals are available as follows:

  • copper Cu
  • silver platted copper CuAg
  • brass
  • silver plated brass
  • aluminium Al
  • copper clad aluminium CCA

 

metalCu / CuAgMs / MsAgAlCCA
density (kg/dm³)8.95.82.73.3
breaking strength (N/mm²)260 - 320410 - 590120 - 180180 - 220
elongation (%)10 - 3510 - 305 - 255 - 15

 

 

Furthermore, they are available in the following diameters / fineness:
 

nominal diameter [mm]

outside diameter [mm]

Nm
[m/g]

approx. dtex
[g/10’000m]

0.020

0.021 – 0.030

323

31

0.025

0.026 – 0.038

205

49

0.027

0.028 – 0.041

178

56

0.030

0.031 – 0.046

143

70

0.036

0.038 – 0.054

100

100

0.040

0.042 – 0.059

81

123

0.050

0.053 – 0.072

52

192

0.063

0.066 – 0.089

33

303

0.071

0.075 – 0.097

26

385

0.080

0.084 – 0.109

21

476

 

 

Depending on your end use, the fine wires are of different types as follows:
 

 

characteristics

colours

main appplications

TW-O

bare wire without protective coating

metal colours

weaving, warp knitting, embroidery, twisting, spinning, knitting

for decorations, fabrics, technical textiles

TW-A

wire with limited mechanical and chemical resistance, wide range of colour variations

standard colours, special colours on request

weaving, warp knitting, embroidery, twisting, spinning, knitting

for decorations, fabrics

TW-B

wire with limited mechanical and chemical resistance, wide range of colour variations

standard colours, special colours on request

weaving, warp knitting, embroidery, twisting, spinning, knitting

for decorations, farbics

TW-C

wire with high mechanical and chemical resistance, wide range of colour

standard colours, special colours on request

weaving, warp knitting, embroidery, twisting, spinning, knitting

for fashion, technical textiles "TECHTEX" with high value, decorations, fabrics

TW-D

wire with very high mechanical and chemical resistance

standard colours, some additional colours on request

weaving, warp knitting, embroidery, twisting, spinning, knitting

for fashion, technical textiles "TECHTEX" with high value, deocration fabrics

 

 

 

These fine wires are supplied on spools with the following characteristics:

 

spool type79/45124/45R159/45R199/45R
d1 [mm]80125160200
d4 [mm]16162222
l1 [mm]100125160200
approx. nom. filling [kg]0.72.56.011.0
wire diameter range0.020 - 0.0300.025 - 0.0630.040 - 0.0800.050 - 0.080

 

 

Fine wires are supplied on spools.
 
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