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Platinum /Iridium

An alloy of platinum also used in modern scientific research materials is platinum iridium. With the chemical stability of platinum and the added hardness of iridium, there are many opportunities for the application of this alloy. 

One of the most common uses of platinum iridium is in the making of microelectrodes. These are designed for the electrical stimulation of nervous tissue and electrophysiological recordings (the study of the electrical properties of biological cells). With a standard alloy ratio of 90:10 (Pt:Ir), it is drawn out into thin wires that do not bend when inserted into the nervous tissue, as pure platinum wires would. 

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MaterialDimensionsPurityDescription
PT6713Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.125 mm (diameter) Pt80/Ir20Temper hard
PT6711Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.2 mm (diameter) Pt80/Ir20Temper hard
PT6710Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.25 mm (diameter) Pt80/Ir20Temper hard
PT6714Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.5 mm (diameter) Pt80/Ir20Temper hard
PT6712Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.75 mm (diameter) Pt80/Ir20Temper hard
PT6751Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.010 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper Hard
PT6752Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.0125 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper Hard
PT6753Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.015 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper Hard
PT6754Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.020 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper Hard
PT6731Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.025 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard
PT6733Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.05 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard
PT6734Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.075 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard
PT6735Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.125 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard
PT6739Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.20 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard
PT6736Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.25 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard
PT6737Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.40 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard
PT6738Platinum /Iridium Wire 0.50 mm (diameter) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard
PT6720Platinum /Iridium Insulated Wire 0.020 mm (diameter bare wire) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard. Quadruple PTFE insulated. ~coating 0.002mm. od of coated wire 0.024mm.
PT6716Platinum /Iridium Insulated Wire 0.025 mm (diameter bare wire) Pt90/Ir10Temper hard. Quadruple PTFE insulated. ~coating 0.005mm. od of coated wire 0.035mm.
PT6717Platinum /Iridium Insulated Wire 0.05 mm (diameter bare wire) Pt90/Ir10Temper Stress Relieved. Quadruple PTFE insulated. ~coating 0.0125mm. od of coated wire 0.075mm.
PT6718Platinum /Iridium Insulated Wire 0.075 mm (diameter bare wire) Pt90/Ir10Temper Stress Relieved. Quadruple PTFE insulated. ~coating 0.018mm. od of coated wire 0.112mm.
PT6719Platinum /Iridium Insulated Wire 0.125 mm (diameter bare wire) Pt90/Ir10Temper Stress Relieved. Quadruple PTFE insulated. ~coating 0.025mm. od of coated wire 0.175mm.
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