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2.0mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope

$0.65$268.11 Includes GST

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2.0mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope

$0.65$268.11 Includes GST

SKU: 1838 Categories: , ,

2.0mm Marine Grade Stainless Steel Wire Rope.  7×7 wire structure of this size is best suited for use in mechanically swaged fittings.

Lengths of wire less than 100M are cut and labelled as a coil. Lengths of 150M and above are (generally) delivered on a reel however, small lengths can be put on a drum for a small additional cost (please refer to our Reeling Service

2.0mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope

2.0mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope is primarily used in off shore fishing, hanging/display, shop fitting, industrial design and control cables.

Its a super easy to use 2.0mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope for the DIY guy who wants that economical structural wire – used by both Professionals and DIY’s, it is excellent with all fittings however, it is NOT recommended for coastal or marine applications. Other uses extend to:

  • Picture Hanging
  • Shop Fitting
  • Artistic Installations
  • Trellis structuring
  • ‘Green Wall’ construction
  • Light Hanging
  • Security Cable
  • Prop Construction

…and whatever the creative genius can imagine.

This is 2.0mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope – Marine Grade and has virtually no stretch coefficient.  Because this diameter has relatively low  flexibility, it handles easily. As a result, 2.0mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope has become the standard wire used in Wire Rope Balustrade Construction in Australia.

Please use the combinations of the offered lengths to get the total length for which you search.

E.G. – choose a quantity of “8” of the 10M length to select a single length of 80 Metres.

All quantities of Wire Rope are cut and shipped as a single length unless otherwise specifically ordered with a ‘cut to length’ service. (additional charge per length of wire to cut to a measurement, coil, label, and wrap separately – see our services section on this website).

Our international supplier Mill Certifies their wire rope. And their long experience of wire and rope manufacturing enables them to design and manufacture wire and rope with optimal balance between high tensile strength, fatigue resistance, abrasion resistance, and structural stability. The added bonus is that they provide a special treatment for bright and smooth surface of wire and cable to deliver a truly top-shelf, long lasting product that will look new for ages…

Wire Structure:

Three common wire strand constructions are:

  • 1×19 indicates 19 thin wires twisted together in a silky and therefore smooth finish. Consequently, 19 individual wires twisted together construct a single strand of our premium wire. This is the least flexible wire structure. As a result, it is the easiest to keep clean.
  • 7×7 indicates a collection of 49 individual wires grouped as 7 sub-strands of 7 wires each. Consequently, 7 wire bundles twisted together form a single strand. This is more (medium) flexible wire than 1×19. As a result, it is for ‘general purpose’ applications and is most economical because it is commonly available.
  • 7×19 indicates a collection of 133 individual wires grouped as 7 sub-strands of 19 wires each. Consequently, 7 wire bundles of 19 wires twisted together form a single strand. This is our most flexible wire for use in rigging or small cranes or winches rather than balustrade construction. Low Cost Wire does not recommend 7×19 wire for balustrade construction.

…In conclusion, the more wires twisted to make a strand, the more flexible is the strand of wire because it deforms/bends without damage.


  • Quality: Marine AISI Grade: 316
  • Lay: Right Hand
  • Swaging Method:  Manual (recommended)
  • Wire Structure: 7×7, 7×19, 1×19
  • Diameter of Wire: 2.0mm

Application & Use

  • First of all, this wire must be mechanically – fastened or manually.
  • Cutting of the wire  is best done using Parrot Beak cutters (collapsing trapezoidal design) rather than shears or a grinder.
  • Terminal Loops are formed with Mechanical fastening or manual swaging. In addition, terminal loops must use stainless steel thimbles  (eyelets) to retain the strength of the wire by distributing the load along  the entire length of wire in the terminal loop (available here). Recommended for all structures.
  • Wire Rope Grips or Bulldog Grips mechanically fasten terminal loops. Low Cost Wire does not recommend this approach because of the difficulty of fastening.
  • Manually swage with Ferrules (or crimps or hand swages) rather than Wire Rope Grips. Nickel Coated Copper is used instead of Aluminum because matching alloys is important. As a result, catastrophic swaging failure will not occur. Aluminium swages WILL cause a dissimilar alloys reaction and as a result corrode  the Stainless Steel wire.  Low Cost Wire strongly recommends an All-in-1 swaging tool. Recommended for all structures
  • Hydraulic swaging  is done using a hydraulic press either bench mounted or hand held. Hydraulic swaging for architectural purposes may economically use a  Professional  Hydraulic Swaging Tool while remaining work safe. These tools generate pressure ‘spot’ welds. Low Cost Wire recommends that hydraulic swaging may use a bench mounted hydraulic press which can also compress the swages. Recommended for all wire rope structures.

Features & Benefits:

  • AISI 316 Marine Grade
  • Precision Manufactured
  • Factory Wrapped & Sealed
  • Cut Lengths -measured, bound, and sealed in plastic
  • Rustproof
  • Available as a coil or a reel. A requirement of less than 150M on a reel needs a special order (please phone first).
  • AISI Mill certificate of alloy composition (copy) available on request for a small additional fee.




Dimensions N/A



Stainless Steel


AISI G316 (Marine)

Wire Diameter


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