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Rea Magnet Wire Formvar RW16HFER Heavy Build Round Magnet Wire, 16 AWG, Copper, Natural, 11.75" Reel (121)

ID: RW16HFER Mfr ID: RW16HFER
Manufactured by: Rea Magnet Wire
Round heavy build Designed for continuous operation at 105 deg C, Formvar was one of the first magnet wire insulations based on synthetic materials. Today, Formvar is still widely used in oil-filled transformers as well as demanding cryogenic applications.
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  • Brand name :  Rea Magnet Wire
  • Trade Name :  Formvar
  • Series :  FORMPC_HB
  • Item Name :  Magnet Wire
  • Short Desc :  H FORMVAR #16 REA 12"REEL/121
  • Packaging :  11.75" Reel (121)
  • UNSPSC :  26121509

Rea Formvar round heavy build is a film insulation composed of modified polyvinyl acetyl resins. Designed for continuous operation at 105 deg C, Formvar was one of the first magnet wire insulations based on synthetic materials.

Design & Construction
Material Copper 
Color Natural 
Insulation Material Polyvinyl Formal 
NEMA Rating MW 18-C 
Shape Round 
General Features
Type Heavy Build 
Standards IEC 60317-1 
Environmental Condition
Temperature Rating 105  deg C
Physical Properties
Wire Size 16 AWG 
Reel Diameter 6.53  Inch
Reel Hub Diameter 1.536 Inch 
Reel Weight 79  lb
Reel Width 7 Inch 

Rea Magnet Wire Formvar RW16HFER Heavy Build Round Magnet Wire, 16 AWG, Copper, Natural, 11.75" Reel (121) Specification Sheet 

Rea Magnet Wire Formvar RW16HFER Heavy Build Round Magnet Wire, 16 AWG, Copper, Natural, 11.75" Reel (121) Safety Data Sheet (SDS) 

Features :

  • Resistant to mechanical and winding abuse due to superior flexibility and abrasion resistance
  • Performs well in in-line flattening processes
  • Compatible with most varnishes and impregnation compounds
  • Retains insulating properties when exposed to cryogenic temperatures
  • Compatible with transformer oils
  • Proven performance in oil-filled applications
  • Excellent hydrolytic stability

Applications :

  • For Oil-Filled Transformers, Superconducting Coils for Cryogenic Applications and Motors