RODS

La.Met manufactures a complete line of round rods in the following silver alloys: Ag 800‰, Ag 925‰ and Ag 935‰. The diameters available range from maximum 28mm to minimum 8mm. Round rods in diameters above 28mm, square rods and rectangular rods are available upon request as special orders.

Cast rods in 10, 16, 23 and 28mm are drawn down to straightened, calibrated and hardened finished rods in the following diameters and lengths:

Silver rod diameters and lengths
Ø rod Nr of rods and standard lengths (mms)
28 1 x 1000        
22 1 x 1785        
21 1 x 1960        
20 1 x 2160 2 x 980      
19 1 x 2400 2 x 1200      
18 1 x 2670 2 x 1335      
17 1 x 2990 2 x 1495 3 x 995    
16   2 x 1690 3 x 1125    
15 1 x 1840 2 x 920      
14 1 x 2110 2 x 1055      
13 1 x 2450 2 x 1255      
12 1 x 2870 2 x 1435 3 x 995    
11 2 x 1710   3 x 1140    
10   2 x 2070 3 x 1380 4 x 1035  
9   2 x 2000   4 x 1000  
8     3 x 2000   6 x 1000

Standard hardness values for hard-drawn rods:
Ag 800‰ 145 Hv +/- 20 Hv
Ag 925‰ & Ag 935‰: 140 Hv +/- 20 Hv

Standard hardness values for soft-annealed rods:
Ag 800 ‰: 90 Hv +/- 10 Hv
Ag 925‰ & Ag 935‰: 80 Hv +/- 10 Hv

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