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Spooling & Packaging Overview

At California Fine Wire Co. we take as much care in the spooling and packaging of our custom wire as we do in the precision manufacturing of the wire itself. Precision spooling is critical to the ability of the customer to smoothly unwind and feed the wire into the designated equipment. This is especially true in the case of flat wire, where errors in spooling can cause distortion in the wire. Errors during the spooling process can cause excess scrap and the constant need to re-feed the wire, reducing production efficiency.

We can wind wire onto a number of different spool types such as plastic, composite, and metal spools; including bonding and braiding spools, as well as DIN spools on request. For specialized applications, wire can be wound onto special jigs and fixtures that are either built in-house or provided by the customer. Wire can also be cut to length and packaged in tubes or boxes, depending on the diameter, strength, and length of the wire pieces.

We produce custom wire with a diameter between 10 microns and 1 mm in a wide range of metal alloys and with various enamel coatings. Our dedication to customer service is backed by our ISO 9001:2008 certified quality management system and a history in the industry that dates back over 50 years. Custom production is available in a range of production volumes with the lead time for a project evaluated on a job by job basis. Repeat orders can be handled via a kanban inventory management system to ensure that custom wire is readily available as needed. For additional information about our custom spooling and packaging capabilities, see the table below or contact us directly.

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Spooling & Packaging Specification

Packaging Types
Spools
Tubes
Boxes
Spool Materials
Plastic
Composite
Metal
Spool Types
Bonding Spools
Braiding Spools & Bobbins
Welding Reels & Spools
DIN Spools (Available Upon Request)
Customer Provided Spools & Bobbins
Custom Specialty Jigs & Fixtures
Wire Shape
Round
Stranded
Duplex
Ribbon
Materials
Aluminum
Copper
Nickel
Nickel Alloys
Resistance Wire Alloys
Thermocouple Alloys
Gold
Silver
Platinum
Platinum Alloys
Glass Sealing Alloys
Bonding Wire
Numerous Additional Options Available
Finish
Bare
Enamel
PTFE
Ceramic
Plated
Wire Diameter
0.0004" to 0.040"
10 microns to 1.0 mm
Other Sizes on Request
Wire Length
Cut Lengths: 0.125" to 72"
No Limit on Spooled Lengths
Flat Wire Width
0.0004" to 0.10"
10 microns to 2.5 mm
Other Sizes on Request
Production Volume
Prototype
Low Volume
High Volume
Typical Lead Time
Quoted on a Job by Job Basis

Additional Information

Industry Focus
Aerospace
Defense
Electronics
Medical
Research & Development
Industry Standards
ISO 9001:2008 Certified
DFARS
REACH
RoHS