Fine Silver Electrical Contact Fabrication Material

Silver has great chemical stability and ductility. It is the best metal for electrical and thermal conductivity, properties which are useful in a number of wire mesh applications. Silver wire screen is often used by aviation, aerospace, electronic, electric and other various industries. The standard ASTM B742 is approved for use by agencies of the Department of Defense.

Silver Fact Sheet

Composition[Ag min. 99.9%, Cu 0.05-0.1%]
SpecificationsASTM B742
Density0.380 lbs/in³
Tensile Strength25 ksi*
Melt1761° F

* Tensile strength and elongation are for annealed 0.010″ wire diameter. Please note that material performance data is provided a reference guide only… There are many factors involved in wire cloth performance, so please consult with an experienced engineer before choosing the metal best suited for your unique needs!

Silver Mesh Stock Items

Wire Diameter
Opening / Open Area
Roll Width
20 x 200.016"0.034" / 46.2%36"
40 x 320.0075"0.0175" x 0.0238" / 53.2%36"
Note that we weave wire mesh, so many other specs can be woven per request.