Custom precious metal composite clad wire that can be manufactured to OEM requirements for use in fuel cells, batteries, and other military, medical, and commercial electrical storage and power distribution requirements are available from Anomet Products of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Anomet Clad Metal Wire is metallurgically bonded with up to three layers to combine properties such as high conductivity with corrosion resistance or high strength with corrosion resistance and light weight. Suitable for use in high-reliability fuel cells and batteries, a typical application includes titanium-clad-copper for corrosion resistance and high conductivity.
Ideal for fabricating connectors, micro-switches, and bus bars, Anomet Clad Metal Wire can include, platinum, gold, palladium, or silver clad to copper, stainless steel, Kovar, niobium, nickel-iron, molybdenum, tantalum, and titanium core materials. Offered as wire and rod from 0.002 inches to 0.125 inches O.D. and as ribbon to 1 inch W, they can have two percent or more cladding thickness.
Anomet Clad Metal Wire Products are typically 10X less expensive than solid precious metal products.