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Name: Christo
Status: Other
Grade: 9-12
Location: NM
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Date: July 2005

What element is typically used to make electrical heat elements. What, if any, material can be used to create an electrical heat element that would be able to reach 800-1000 degrees Celsius?

There are numerous metal and alloy wires used as heater wire -- too many to list here. A Google search on the term "high temperature electrical heater wire" will provide you with suppliers. It is best to discuss what wire best fits your needs directly with a supplier.

Vince Calder

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