FREQUENTLY ASKED QUSTIONS
Q. What is your minimum order?
A. Our minimum order is ONE ounce of ANY size wire.
Q. Can I order two feet of wire?
A It is not economical for us to sell short pieces unless we charge for a full ONE
Ounce, our minimum order.
Q. What should groove dimensions be for an indium o-ring seal?
A. Groove width should equal the diameter of the chosen wire. The depth should be
calculated as: width X depth = .8 X cross section of the wire.
Q. What is the purity of your wire and washers?
A. We only use certified 99.995 pure indium wire.
Q. Can I get a certification of the wire purity?
A. YES, we have the manufacturers assay report available.
Q. How do I place an order?
A. Call our toll free number 855-2-INDIUM, (855-246-3486).
Q. What should the thickness be for indium sheet thermal links?
A. Physicist calculated that .005” sheet is optimal for thermal links.
Q. Can I have ONE ounce of scrap recycled?
A. NO. Our minimum acceptable amount for recycling is 4-5 ounces.
Q. Why can’t I have just ONE ounce recycled?
A. We only charge $75/oz. to recycle and economically it is not practical.
Q. What is the simplest way to make a groove for an indium seal?
A. Use a ball end mill the wire diameter and make the depth HALF the diameter.