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39526 Platinum Iridium wire, 0.2mm (0.008in) dia, annealed, 99.9+% (metals basis)

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Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
39526-BS 10cm 60.40
39526-BW 50cm 211.00
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Platinum Iridium wire, 0.2mm (0.008in) dia, annealed, 99.9+% (metals basis)


Chemical Properties

Pt:Ir; 80:20 wt%
≈0.7g/10cm, Temper: soft
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water and acid.


"Platinum-iridium wire is used in platinum jewellery, particularly watch cases. They have been used for spinnerets in the manufacture of synthetic fibres, in metrology and alloy is fabrication of metal microelectrodes. It is used in electrical stimulation of nervous tissue and electrophysiological recordings. Pt/Ir alloy has been used in mechanical and electrochemical devices.


Air and moisture sensitive; keep in a dry place

Literature References

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

Nishida, K.; Sakaguchi, H.; Xie, P.; Terasawa, Y.; Ozawa, M.; Kamei, M.; Nishida, K. Biocompatibility and durability of Teflon-coated platinum-iridium wires implanted in the vitreous cavity. J. Artif. Org. 2011, , 14, (4), 357-363.

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