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All About Wire Gauges

Posted by Adam Ascione on September 8, 2015

Wire and Gauge

Wire — no matter its source metal — is measured in length and gauge. Higher gauge numbers refer to thinner wire, optimal for running long distances and maintaining conductivity. Lower gauge numbers refer to thicker wire, which can carry more amps at a time. Evaluating the needs of your project and familiarizing yourself with gauging systems will help ensure the right wire selection.

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Topics: wire, metal wire

How to Buy Metal Wire

Posted by Don Ascione on October 6, 2014

Metal wire may seem like an easy thing to order (or at least, easier than angle, beam, tube, plate, or pipe), however there are some factors that can make it more complicated than what is initially apparanet. 

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Topics: Continental Steel & Tube, buying guide, stainless steel, Frequently Asked Questions, wire, metal wire, how to blog, how to buy

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