Resistance Wire Overview
Overview of specifications: temperature rating, expansion, soldering, common terminology.
Solid vs. Stranded Resistive Wire
Manufacturing basics of resistance wire and comparison between solid and stranded wire.
KANTHAL™ Trademark & Patent Enforcement
Thousands of legal notices have been issued by SANDVIK™ in 2016, demanding the termination of counterfeit material sales offerings.
Need to size wire for resistors? See common calculations and considerations.
Use of resistance in heating elements.
Hot Wire Cutters
Using resistance wire for handheld, table, and large industrial hot wire cutters.
How to size resistance wire for cutting styrofoam and safety considerations.
How replace wire for bag sealers.
Acrylic Bending Table
Make an acrylic bending table using Kanthal wire.
Hand-held Hot Foam Cutter
Learn to make a hand-held foam cutter.
Table Styrofoam Cutter
Learn to make a table-style foam cutter.
Electric Heater Wire Furnace
Use fire brick, Nichrome wire, and a few other tools to make an electric aluminum melting furnace.
Model Rocket Igniter
Make an igniter for your model rocket using resistance wire.