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Profile and Flat Wire

More than 4,000 geometries go into creating a profile

We have been a reliable partner for over 150 years whenever metals have to be brought into shape. Our strength lies not only in our first-class profile perfection and surface quality, but also, more importantly, in our use of an extremely wide assortment of materials for profile wire and flat wire.

Optical profiles

We can supply a large selection of spectacle frame profiles and other profiles for the optical sector. You can choose here from a wide range of materials. We supply you with surfaces in Ferd. Wagner “Superfinish” for optimum further processing.

Fret profiles for guitars

Wide selection of forms and materials: Over 25 different profile forms are available for guitar fret profiles. And an unusually wide range of materials. Guitar fret profiles are available in nickel silver, stainless steel, brass and nickel-free alloys. They are delivered in coils or bars.

Quality "Made in Germany"

High-quality product: precise forms and excellent surface quality thanks to Ferd. Wagner “Superfinish”.

Order quantities Guitar fret profile

Sales of guitar fret profiles in small quantities are handled for Ferd. Wagner / Zapp by the company Gerhard Knauer Großhandel für Musikinstrumente und Zubehör. 

Email: info(at)gknauer.de
Website: www.gknauer.de

Customers in Italy can obtain the profiles from the company Rivolta.

Email: office(at)riwoods.com
Website: www.riwoods.com

For orders of larger quantities, please contact...

Email: Wolfgang.Hampel(at)zapp.com

Profiles for Medical Technology

Profiles for Medical Technology
Profile thickness 0.002 inch – 0.079 inch
Profile width 0.008 inch – 0.236 inch
Cross-section 0,02 mm² - 9,00 mm²
Delivery forms

on spools
in straight bars
in coils

stainless steel 1.4310; 1.4456; 1.4303


Areas of application: 
Medical flat and profile wires
Catheter guide wires
Tooth regulation wires
Profiles for artery clamps

Contact by email: Wolfgang.Hampel(at)zapp.com

You can find more medical semi-finished products under:

Medical Technology

Special Profiles / Decor Profiles

We shall be glad to advise you on individual questions and, on presentation of a drawing or a sample, we are able to manufacture a wide variety of individual profile forms in the dimensions 0.02 – 18 mm².

We can also produce decor profiles with surface textures for you. A large selection of designs and decors already exists. Even the incorporation of your own logo in the surface is possible.

Rail profiles for model railways

For the world of model railways, there is a selection of different rail profiles for the gauges N and HO, available in stainless steel and nickel silver.

Close tolerances in production ensure smooth running and optimum stability in the rail bed.

Delivery forms for profile and flat wire

We supply our profile wire and flat wire, according to customer request, on spools (SD 300 K), in coils, geschollt or in straight bars (max. length 118.110 inch).

Dimensions and Materials

We produce over 4,000 profile forms in Profile and Flat Wire in sizes from 0.02 to 18 mm² cross-section, in over 30 materials, a variety unparalleled anywhere in the world. By making all the tools we need in our own toolmaking department, we can adapt quickly and flexibly to the requirements of our customers.

Are you looking for profiles with other dimensions? Look at Profile Wire

Express Warehouse

To permit short delivery times, we stock the profiles for the optical segment in greatest demand in our Express Warehouse.

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