Kanthal K1 by 270wirez



A high resistance alternative to n90. Great for high wattage and voltage devices, regulated devices and high ohm low wattage scenarios.  Very resistant to corrosive materials.  And has a higher operating temperature than Nichrome.


Available in 27.0 foot lengths gauges 24, 26, 28

24g – .51mm / 2.07 ohms/ft

26g – .40mm / 3.31 ohms/ft

28g – .32mm / 5.27 ohms/ft

Kanthal A1 Resistance Wire Specifications

22% chromium (Cr), 5.8% aluminum (Al), Iron (Fe) balance

Density: 7.1 g/cubic cm

Tensile strength: 680 n/mm²

Melting Temperature: 1500°C (2732°F)

Maximum Operating Temperature: 1400°C (2552°F)