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Precious Metal Rod

Platinum Iridium Rods

Precious Metal (PGM) Rods

Precious metals in rod form are often used in the manufacturing of machined and micromachined components. Machined components manufactured from rod are used in various implantable device assemblies, such as pacemakers, defibrillators, neurmodulation devices as well as other intravascular therapies. 

Custom specifications can be met per unique customer applications. Commonly custom requested properties include roundness, tensile strength, elongation and surface finish.

PGM Rods

Common PGM Rods

  • Platinum
  • Platinum Alloys
  • Platinum-Iridium Alloys
  • Gold
  • Silver 



Common Rod Dimensions

  Smallest Largest

 Custom Diameters

Diameter inches (mm)  .025 (0.635) .200 (5.08) 

available upon request

Length inches  6 72