Copper Round Wire, 1-Lb. Spool, 24-Ga., Dead Soft

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1 - 2 $16.60
3 - 5 $15.77
6 - 11 $14.94
12 - 35 $14.53

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Description

This dead-soft, 24-gauge copper round wire is the bread-&-butter of jewelry making; it is ideal for creating jump rings, pendant bails, ear wires, loops and myriad components that embellish other findings as well as a wide variety of wire-working, -wrapping and -weaving techniques. Dead soft copper wire is easy to bend, shape and hammer; it is an ideal starting point for forming, shaping and wire-wrapping. Keep in mind that hardness is changeable (by annealing or heat-hardening) and is relative among metal types (each temper will feel and handle differently from one metal to another). When finishing your pieces, also keep in mind that the harder the metal is, the brighter a finish it will take.

This wire is sold in 1-lb. coils, approximately 810 ft.

The color of copper is popular for a variety of mixed-metal and alternative metal designs; its affordability adds an additional facet to its popularity for both maker and clients. For some customers, the perceived spiritual/medicinal properties contribute yet another facet—especially for cuff and bangle bracelet designs.

CDA #110 copper; 99.9% pure.


Specifications:
  • Metal type : Copper
  • Hardness : Dead soft
  • Form : Wire
  • Shape : Round
  • Dimensions : .020" (0.51mm)
  • Gauge/thickness : 24 ga.
  • Metal color : Copper
  • Country of origin : United States
Additional Specifications:
  • Solidus (melt) temp.: 1,981°F (1,083°C)

Please Note: • We strive to measure quantities ordered as closely as possible; however, due to manufacturing tolerances at the mill, please allow for a ±10% variance when ordering.

Catalog page: 2018-2019 Tools and Equipment Catalog p.765