Sandvik wire products acquired by Zapp AG

Sandvik’s round and flat wire business has been acquired by Zapp AG from August 31, 2018. Over the coming months Zapp will be integrating the Sandvik portfolio, to provide a smooth transition for customers. During the integration period, the full line of Sandvik wire products will continue to be accessible on this website, or via the Zapp website.

Please note: divestment of round and flat wire products does not include EXERA fine wire and medical wire components manufactured by Sandvik Palm Coast.


Sandvik is a leading manufacturer of wire in a wide range of materials including stainless steels and nickel alloys. With our extensive application knowledge we have the expertise to recommend the optimum wire for any wire application, resulting in enhanced end-product performance.

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Round wire is available with a wide range of coatings and a variety of surface finishes. Sandvik wire is supplied on spools, in coils or as straightened lengths. Our comprehensive testing capabilities enable us to provide full documentation on product properties.


Sandvik's program of round wire includes, for example:

  • Austenitic stainless steels
  • Duplex stainless steels
  • High-alloy stainless steels
  • Nickel alloys
  • Special carbon steels

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Size range

Size range for Sandvik round wire is 0.010-10 mm (0.00039-0.472 in.), depending on wire product and grade. Free-cutting steel and rig rod can be delivered in diameters over 10 mm (0.472 in.).

Coatings and surface finishes

Sandvik round wire can be delivered with a wide range of coatings and surface finishes.

Delivery forms

Sandvik round wire can be supplied in the following delivery forms:

  • Coils
  • Spools
  • Straightened lengths


Sandvik's wire testing capabilities include, for example:

  • Eddy Current test
  • Intergranular corrosion test
  • Mechanical test
  • Microstructure test
  • Microcleanliness test
  • Ultrasonic test at billet stage

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High-performance materials

Sandvik provides several high-performance wire materials which contribute to improved productivity, reliability and cost efficiency in several applications.

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Alloy surcharges

Alloy surcharges valid for deliveries of wire to Euro-countries.

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