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Regular Underwire - Replacement Wires - Discontinued

Regular Underwire - Replacement Wires - Discontinued

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Underwires are the semi-circular boundaries around the cup of a bra. Note that this particular style is discontinued. The heavy gauge is our new style. Note that not all sizes are available in this style. The sizes in the drop down are the only sizes available. The nylon coating helps prevent rust, but excessive stress on wires can cause the coating to crack. The colored ends indicate the center front of the bra. Underwires are made from spring carbon steel and can be molded to fit the body with a little work.

These are traditional regular underwires that fit the average of commercially made bras. Not all manufacturers use recommended sizes and styles, so please check the measurements against any wires you are replacing. If you are making a custom bra for the first time, I recommend purchasing 3 wires - one that is recommended for your size, one size up and one size down. You can return any unused wire packages.

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Wire Sizes Approximate Wire Lengths Approximate Wire Widths Recommended Sizes
28 7" 4" 28B, 30A, 32AA
30 7 1/2" 4 1/2" 28C, 30B, 32A, 34AA
32 8" 4 3/4" 28D, 30C, 32B, 34A, 36AA
34 8 1/2" 5" 28E(DD), 30D, 32C, 34B, 36A, 38AA
36 9" 5 1/4" 28F(DDD), 30E(DD), 32D, 34C, 36B, 38A, 40AA
38 9 1/2" 5 1/2" 28G, 30F(DDD), 32E(DD), 34D, 36C, 38B, 40A, 42AA
40 10" 5 3/4" 28H, 30G, 32F(DDD), 34E(DD), 36D, 38C, 40B, 42A
42 10 1/2" 6 1/4" 30H, 32G, 34F(DDD), 36E(DD), 38D, 40C, 42B, 44A
44 11" 6 1/2" 32H, 34G, 36F(DDD), 38E(DD), 40D, 42C, 44B, 46A
46 11 1/2" 6 3/4" 34H, 36G, 38F(DDD), 40E(DD), 42D, 44C, 46B, 48A
48 12" 7 1/4" 36H, 38G, 40F(DDD), 42E(DD), 44D, 46C, 48B, 50A
50 12 1/2" 7 1/2" 38H, 40G, 42F(DDD), 44E(DD), 46D, 48C, 50B, 52A
52 13" 7 3/4" 40H, 42G, 44F(DDD), 46E(DD), 48D, 50C, 52B, 54A
54 13 1/2" 8" 42H, 44G, 46F(DDD), 48E(DD), 50D, 52C, 54B
56 14" 8 1/4" 44H, 46G, 48F(DDD), 50E(DD), 52D, 54C
58 14 1/2" 8 3/4" 46H, 48G, 50F(DDD), 52E(DD), 54D
60 15" 9" 48H, 50G, 52F(DDD), 54E(DD)

You can download our wire chart to compare sizes.

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