Platinum Wire, Tube & Sheet - Medical

Platinum Wire, Tube & Sheet - Medical

Precious metals, including platinum and platinum alloys, are used in a variety of medical components. Platinum-group metals and alloys (PGM’s) are radiopaque and corrosion resistant with high melting points and electrical conductivity, necessary features for high-technology medical devices.

SAFINA MATERIALS draws from over 150 years of metallurgical experience with precious metals fabrication and refining. We are ISO 9001, 14001 certified by Lloyd’s of London to assure consistently high quality and reliable manufacturing.

Platinum Wire, Tube & Sheet - Medical


We produce platinum (Pt) wire, tube, foil and sheet and other alloys including Pt/Ir, Pt/W and Pt/Ni common for medical applications. Our platinum wire expertise is well-known in other demanding applications including platinum thermocouple wire and high temperature glass industry applications. We provide small platinum wire quantities for prototypes and large volumes to meet your production schedule.

Various metal treatments including annealed, as drawn and stress relieved are available.


Ask us about our platinum wire stock in our Texas facility, available for same-day shipment.

  • Platinum (Pt)
  • Platinum Tungsten (Pt/W)
  • Platinum Iridium (Pt/Ir)
  • Platinum Nickel (Pt/Ni)
  • Gold (Au)
  • Silver (Ag)

Platinum Wire, Rod, Tube & Sheet for Medical Applications

Platinum Wire & Platinum-iridium Wire
Platinum-iridium alloys are commonly used as electrodes for pacemakers and defibrillators, catheters and stents. 90% platinum – 10% iridium or 80% platinum – 20% iridium alloys are ideal for these applications.

We also provide 75% platinum – 25% iridium and 70% platinum – 30% iridium for manufactures of springs and brain coils for implant applications.

Diameter: 0.0018″ – 0.236″ (0.045 – 6 mm)
Complies with ASTM applicable standards

Platinum Tubing and Rod
OD: 0.375″ (9.525 mm) minimum
ID: 0.355″ (9.017 mm) minimum
Wall thickness: 0.010″ (0.254 mm) minimum
Rod diameter: 0.118″ – 0.984″ (3.175 – 25 mm)

Platinum Sheet and Foil
Thickness: 0.0001″ (0.0025 mm) or more
Width: 7.87″ (200 mm) maximum

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