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LIGHT BLUE - 5mm (3/16") ID Rubber Rings
5mm (3/16") ID - 16 GA Rubber Rings are made with latex free rubber with the equivalent thickness of a 16 gauge (1.2mm) thick wire and have an aspect ratio of 4.2. These rings are sold in packs of 100 rings each.
These rings are made from EPDM rubber (ethylene propylene diene monomer). EPDM is related to polyethylene and is UV resistant and has resistance to heat, light and ozone resulting in long lasting durability. EPDM is latex free and FDA approved. Try using these rings in your next chainmail jewelry design or as stopper anchor rings on our 10x6mm oval leather cord.
- These rings are not open rings.
- Rubber rings are lightweight - half the weight of anodized aluminum jump rings of similar size.
- EPDM has lasting durability and strength.
- EPDM is latex free / FDA approved.
- 16 AWG Rubber Rings
- Latex Free Rubber
- Actual ID 5mm or 0.196"
- Actual OD 7.4mm or 0.29"
- Aspect Ratio (AR) 4.2
Gauge - GA - AWG - this is the thickness of the wire. Most jump rings are manufactured using standard wire that is measured in gauges. We list our wire and jump rings using the AWG or American Wire Gauge system.
ID - inside diameter - measurement of the closed jump ring from inside edge to inside edge across the center.
OD - outside diameter - measurement of the closed jump ring from the outside edge to outside edge across the center.
AR - Aspect Ratio - specific to chainmail designs measures the inside diameter (ID) of the jump ring by the thickness (Gauge) of the wire or AR = ID / GA. This is a guideline measurement to determine whether a certain size jump ring will work with the weave you plan to use.
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