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Name: Christo
Status: Other
Grade: 9-12
Location: NM
Country: N/A
Date: July 2005


Question:
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?



Replies:
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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