The Instrument Workshop

Wire and Strings

Wire for Professional/Industrial Applications

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Wire and Strings: Master page for wire and strings for musical instruments: harpsichords, clavichords, virginals, sitars, wire strung harps, hammered dulcimers etc

            Tinned Music Wire: A tinned high carbon steel wire of high tensile strength

            Mapes Music Wire: A triple tin plated polished high carbon steel wire of high tensile strength

            Mapes Piano Wire: A triple polished, high carbon piano wire of high tensile strength and minimal elongation, also known as Mapes International Gold Wire

            Roeslau (Roslau) Music Wire: A non-coated high carbon polished steel wire of high tensile strength from Germany

            Roeslau (Roslau) Piano Wire: A non-coated high carbon polished steel wire of high tensile strength from Germany

            Tinned Harpsichord Wire: A tinned low carbon steel wire of low tensile strength, often referred to as Zuckermann Wire or Tinned Iron Wire

            Voss Iron Wire: A low carbon non-coated wire of low tensile strength, used in historic Keyboard instruments

            Rose Iron Wire Type A: A bright low carbon iron wire of low tensile strength for harpsichords, hand drawn by Malcolm Rose in England

            Rose Iron Wire Type B: A bright low carbon iron wire of low tensile strength for fortepianos, hand drawn by Malcolm Rose in England

            Yellow Brass Wire: A custom drawn brass wire (70% copper, 30% zinc, nominally) of spring temper

            Red Brass Wire: A custom drawn red brass wire (85% to 90% copper nominally)

            Spring Brass Wire: A commercial grade spring brass wire (70% copper, 30% zinc, nominally)

            Phosphor Bronze Wire: A grade A spring temper phosphor bronze wire (95% copper, 5% tin, nominally)

 

The Wire Place: Master page for Brass, Phosphor Bronze and High Tensile Music and Piano Wire for Industrial and Professional Applications

            Tinned Music Wire: A tinned high carbon steel wire of high tensile strength

            Mapes Music Wire: A triple tin plated polished high carbon steel wire of high tensile strength

            Roeslau (Roslau) Music Wire: A non-coated high carbon polished steel wire of high tensile strength from Germany

            Piano Wire: A non-coated high carbon polished steel wire of high tensile strength from Mapes and Roeslau (Roslau)

            Brass Wire: Commercial grade and custom drawn spring brass wire (70% copper, 30% zinc, nominally)

            Phosphor Bronze Wire: A grade A spring temper phosphor bronze wire (95% copper, 5% tin, nominally)