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Wire Parts

Wire parts, commonly referred to as wire forms, are formed from wire that has been manipulated in some fashion into a specific shape or design. After the wire has been formed from raw materials, it is then further fabricated to create various wire parts. Read Moreā€¦

Leading Manufacturers

Mystic, CT  |  800-723-7015

Acme Wire Products provides close tolerance wire fabrications using steel and stainless steel. Customized applications include a wide range of wire forms for many different applications. Acme works with wire from .050 to .500 diameter. Whether your application is simple or sophisticated, the team at Acme Wire Products can provide you with a part that meets your needs. Contact them today!

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Acme Wire Products Company, Incorporated $$$

Bartlett, IL  |  630-837-9100

With over 25 years of experience as a full range wire former, Active Wireworks is committed to quality standards & saving you money through redesign. We produce wire forms with diameters from .015" - .500". In-house tooling & design, CNC forming, threading, piercing & common finishes are available.

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Active Wireworks $$$

Fenton, MO  |  800-325-3770

At Western Wire Products, we manufacture wire fasteners, electrical and plumbing supplies and custom wire forms. We have been manufacturing wire products since 1914 and remained family owned and operated. When you send us a sketch, we can create a custom wire product to your specifications. We serve customers located all over the U.S., so call today with your wire form needs.

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Western Wire Products Co. $$$

Loves Park, IL  |  815-877-6000

For over 30 years, Rockford Specialties has provided custom wire products and displays, 2D and 3D CNC wire forming, as well as resistance, MIG, TIG and robotic welding. POP displays, racks, brackets, shelves, grids and hooks. Supplying to OEM, medical and retail.

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Rockford Specialties, Inc. $$$

Bedford Park, IL  |  708-563-1700

We specialize in wire and steel forming and metal finishing, and at Archer Wire, we work closely with each customer to develop the types of products that meet their particular specifications. Products include: fan guards, grills, display racks, grids for all industries and more. Archer Wire also has full CAD and stamping capabilities.

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Archer Wire International Corporation $$$
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Useful in a broad range of applications, wire parts are beneficial for many industries because of their durability and conductivity as well as their versatility. Some of the many applications of wire parts include: wire grids, racks, POP displays and shelving, which are commonly used in retail, commercial and residential industries; wire light guards, DIN rails, wireways and cable trays, which are often utilized in the electronics industry; wire brackets, busbars and gratings that are used in construction and architectural industries; and wire motor mounts, machine guards, wire baskets and screens, for the industrial manufacturing industry.

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Also useful in the automotive and aerospace industries, additional wire parts include grilles, coils, clips, hooks, rings, fasteners, hangers and springs. In addition to the many shapes and designs, wire parts can be made with a wide range of materials, chosen for their suitability in certain applications. Commonly made from steel or stainless steel, both metals suitable for corrosive environment, wire parts can also be made from plastics, aluminum, brass, copper and various metal alloys.

In accordance with the vast range of wire parts, there are numerous wire forming processes used to create them. Some of the more common wire forming processes include metal stamping, roll forming, CNC wire forming, weaving and welding. Metal stamping processes involve using a stamping press to form flat metal wire into precisely shaped metal parts. Popular metal stamping processes for wire forming include deep drawing, short run and fourslide. Roll forming is another major wire forming process, able to create flat, round and shaped wire parts.

A continuous process, roll forming uses calenders and die punches to shape metal wire into various forms. CNC wire forming processes utilize computer controls in order to ensure a higher level of precision than with other processes; thus, CNC wire forming can include other wire forming processes such as bending or welding but are altered due to the addition of CNC capabilities.

Weaving processes are simply methods of interlacing various threads into a pattern similar to a cloth, or on a larger scale with gaps such as a grid. Lastly, wire welding can refer to various processes, the most common of which are MIG welding or TIG welding. TIG welding is the most accurate type of wire welding, however it is much more complex and requires a very skilled operator as well as longer production times, so MIG welding is often used instead.

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