Medical Wire

Material expertise is critical for your interventional device technologies. With our specialists, Heraeus offers you expertise in the appropriate wire for your application. In-house R&D development and management and clinical product knowledge allows us to fill needs most players in the market cannot.

Medical Wire

As one of the world’s leading material experts, Heraeus medical wire is used in both active and interventional device therapies. From material to customer requirements to final product, our expertise in precious metals and precision wire manufacturing has made us a trusted partner to the industry’s most important medical device companies.

As a global company with a strong innovation track record in medical components, we can collaborate with customers on longer-term development projects. Factor in our vertical integration and you will have an end-to-end supply chain partner every step of the way.

Medical Wire Spool

Wire Materials

  • Precious: Pt, PtIr, PtW, PtNi, Pd, Au, Ag
  • Refractory: Ta, Nb
  • Clad: Pt or PtIr over Ta core
  • Variety of precious and refractory alloys


  • Diameters as low as 0.0004” / 10 µm
  • Multiple shapes and geometries including round, flat and profile

Micro Strands and Cables

  • Available in all wire materials
  • Single or multiple materials per cable
  • Single or multiple isolated conductor paths within same cable
  • Wide range of geometries including 1x3, 1x7, 1x19 and 7x7

Polymer Coatings

  • ETFE, PFA, PTFE, Polyimide, Polyurethane

Other metals and coating materials available upon request. Please contact Heraeus to discuss your medical wire application needs.

Flat Wire
  • Embolization coils
  • Guidewire radiopacity coils
  • Radiopaque catheter braids
  • Sensor wires

A global reputation for quality and excellence

  • Vertical integration for full process control
  • Dedicated medical environment and quality systems
  • Cleanroom manufacturing

Consistently delivering the reliability and performance you need and expect

  • Material development expertise
  • Properties tailored for component applications
  • Wide range of application testing

Services to help you innovate and succeed

  • World-class expertise in precious metals, metal lifecycle management
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Global presence with the local service and support you need
  • Wide range of value-added processes