18 Gauge / 0.0403" Nichrome A Grade, high temperature resistance wire with good workability and high-temperature strength.
Nichrome 80: 80% Nickel, 20% Chromium. Wire temperatures to 2150°F (1175°C).
Applications include electric heaters, resistors, kiln elements, high temp fixture wire, frames, and holders. Wire is also used as hot wire knife for cutting foam, Styrofoan, polyurethane, fabrics, and may other materials.
Sold by the foot.