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Platinum Iridium wire, 0.5mm (0.02in) dia, hard - 10054 - Alfa Aesar

10054 Platinum Iridium wire, 0.5mm (0.02in) dia, hard

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Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10cm 114.33
50cm 323.20
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Platinum Iridium wire, 0.5mm (0.02in) dia, hard

MDL
MFCD02091683

Chemical Properties

Formula
Pt:Ir; 80:20 wt%
Form
≈0.44g/10cm, Temper: as drawn
Solubility
Insoluble in water

Applications

Fabrication of metal microelectrodes for electrical stimulation of nervous tissue and electrophysiological recordings. Inoculating needles and leadwires for implants. Electrode material for gel boxes/electrophoresis chambers.

Notes

Excellent tensile strength and corrosion resistance.

Literature References

Cowley, A.; Woodward, B. A Healthy Future: Platinum in Medical Applications. Platinum Met. Rev. 2011, 55 (2), 98-107.

Sorensen, A. H.; Hvid, U.; Mortensen, M. W.; Morch, K. A. Preparation of platinum/iridium scanning probe microscopy tips. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 1999, 70, 3059.

Ioroi, T.; Yasuda, K. Platinum-Iridium Alloys as Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2005, 152 (10), 1917-1924.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
7110.19
TSCA
Yes

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