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#1

Hello Orchidians, Recently I wanted to order annealed steel binding
wire - the one we use to hold parts when soldering - from an online
Tool Store and the measurements were in B&S. Please does anyone can
help me to find out what would be equivalent for wire gauge 0.32mm
(0.0125") diameter in B&S 'cause even the customer helpdesk was
confused about this. I am sure that there are very good orchid
mathematicians out there to solve my query! Thanks and best regards
to all of you. JOSEPH TANTI


#2

Joseph Tanti wrote: what would be equivalent for wire gauge 0.32mm
(0.0125") diameter in B&S

I think the nearest Brown & Sharpe thickness to that diameter would
be: 28 (wire) gauge which is 0.0126+ inch Joseph.

Al Heywood


#3

28 guage. most jewelry technique books have charts in the back
with comparisons. My info came from page 547 of the stuller
findings book. If you purchase findings:1-800-877-7777 great
company! Mary


#4

Hello, the List

"the measurements were in B&S. Please [can anyone] help me to find

out what would be equivalent for wire gauge 0.32mm (0.0125") diameter
in B&S 'cause even the customer helpdesk was confused about this." –
Joseph Tanti

0.3     mm = 0.0126 inch = B&S 28 	

0.361 mm = 0.0142 inch = B&S 27

Also, 1 mm = 0.03937 inch, so 0.32mm = 0.0125984 inch which is a
whole lot closer to 0.0126 than it is to 0.0125. And 0.0126 inch, as
noted above, is rounded out to 0.3mm and equals a B&S 28. (0.0113
inch = B&S 29)

Jeweler's Resource, Bruce G. Knuth. Jewelers Press, PO Box 103,

Eastlake, CO. Copyright 1994. ISBN 0-9643-5500-0. Regards, mike in
sunny Florida