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Magnet Wire, 42 AWG Enameled Copper - 5 Spool Sizes / 2 Colors

$8.38 - $90.40
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Wire Size:
42 AWG
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Magnet wire is copper wire with a thin layer of insulation, and is used in a variety of applications including transformers, wound coils, motors, solenoids, and instruments. Raw copper is drawn to meet specific size requirements based on the National Electrical Manufacturer's Association (NEMA) standards. This magnet wire meets the NEMA MW-79-C standard for operating temperature (155°C/311°F) and insulation makeup. The insulation is made from modified Polyurethane, and protects the coiled wire from short-circuiting.


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  • Wire Type: Enameled Copper Wire
  • Diameter:  0.0026"
  • Color: Natural / Red
  • Insulation: Solderable Polyurethane
  • NEMA Description: MW-79-C
  • Build: Single Min-Nom
  • Temperature Rating: 155°C (311°F)

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  • 2 oz / 6414' (42SNSP.125 / 42SNSPR.125)
  • 4 oz / 12828' (42SNSP.25 / 42SNSPR.25)
  • 8 oz / 25657' (42SNSP.5 / 42SNSPR.5)
  • 1.0 lb / 51313' (42SNSP / 42SNSPR)
  • 2.5 lbs / 128283' (42SNS2.5 / 42SNSP2.5)
  • 5.0 lbs / 256565' (42SNS / 42SNSR)
  • 10 lbs / 513130' (42SNS10 / 42SNSR10)

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  • 5
    Pickups.

    Posted by Clay Leutwyler on Sep 13th 2020

    Great quality and sound

  • 5
    Great wire

    Posted by Meirion Smith on Jul 13th 2020

    I use this magnet wire for winding guitar pickups. I can’t fault it. Excellent speedy and dependable service too.

  • 5
    Perfect

    Posted by Meirion Smith on May 4th 2020

    I use this magnet wire for guitar pickup winding and it has served me very. It’s consistent and the service is first class!

  • 5
    Elektrisola Coil Wire

    Posted by Rob DiStefano on Feb 24th 2020

    Remington Industries, and Elektrisola coil wire in both 42 and 43 AWG gauge, have proven for many years to be my number one choices for the materials I require for building and offering superb passive guitar and bass pickups. Simply the best for quality, performance, and price.

  • 5
    Great Product - High Quality

    Posted by Michael R Lawrence on Feb 12th 2020

    This product meets and exceeds my expectations. This was my first purchase of magnet wire from Remington and I am well pleased with it. I will be purchasing more.

  • 5
    MAGNET WIRE, 42 AWG ENAMELED COPPER - 5 SPOOL SIZES / 2 COLORS

    Posted by Meirion on Sep 23rd 2019

    It’s perfect for winding great sounding guitar pickups

  • 5
    42 awg wire

    Posted by Eric Cellini on May 28th 2019

    I’ve been using this for winding all my p90’s, telecaster bridge pickups and Stratocaster set. Works as it should. No issues.

  • 5
    Remington Rocks!

    Posted by Ryan on May 22nd 2018

    This magnet wire is excellent quality -- the spools are consistently the correct weight, the wire meets the criteria listed, and the insulation is durable and easily solderable.

    Remington Industries as a company has always been a pleasure to work with. They are fast to ship, offer a good price on a quality product, and their customer service is top notch.

  • 5
    Good product, great company!

    Posted by Chris on Mar 7th 2018

    After ording quite few of these spools I can say the wire is consistently good, and it always ships fast with excellent packing. Remington Industries has been a real pleasure to deal with!