Yellow Gold-Filled Round Wire 14/20 (Half Hard) 0.8mm x 1m

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14/20 Yellow Gold-Filled Round Wire 
 
 

Dimensions:

Length: 100cm (3.28 foot)

Diameter: 0.81mm (20 GA)

 

The wire is half hard.

 

Multi buys quantities can be sent in one continuous length.

 

 
The thickness of the 14 karat gold overlay on this wire constitutes a full 1/20th (5%) of its overall weight.
The gold is bonded to a brass core.

 
 
 

What exactly is gold filled wire?

Gold-filled, or gold overlay, is made by heat- and pressure-bonding a thin layer of karat gold to a brass (or other base metal) core. The "14/20" or "12/10" notation refers to the industry shorthand describing the resulting material. The first number is the karat purity of the gold used; the second number is the amount, by weight, of gold to the substrate material. "14/20" gold-filled material is made with 14-karat gold and the gold represents 1/20th (or 5%) of the total weight of the material.