If I’m reading you right, you’re looking for wire that’s 0.0025"
thick? As in 2.5 thousandths of an inch? As in: half as thick as a
I don’t think you’ve got much chance of getting there, but at that
scale, I’d just try pulling it down with a carbide drawplate. I’m
not sure how far you’d get, but it wouldn’t hurt to try.
The lubricant would be critical. I might try either lard, or anchor
lube, rather than just winging it with beeswax the way jewelers tend
I might also rig up some sort of bucket or sponge of lube on the
infeed side of the drawplate, so the infed wire was coated with
lube right before it entered the die. Messy, but I suspect it’ll be