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Magnet Wire

Wire for winding used in electrical equipment is generally called magnet wire. Simply put, “Magnet wire is used for interchanging electrical energy with magnetic energy”. Magnet wires are broadly divided into enamelled wire (coating insulation), covered conductor wire (fiber/film insulation), and combinations thereof. Both magnet wire types as well as their performance are quite varied

Features of magnet wires are listed:

  • Uniformity and degree of insulation
  • Good electrical characteristics such as dielectric strength and insulation resistance
  • Resistant coating to mechanical stress induced by bending, stretching, and friction
  • Heat-resistance
  • Resistant to solvents, chemicals and varnishes
  • Resistant to hydrolytic degradation
  • Stable when combined with insulating material
  • Resistant to water and moisture