Gold is a chemical element the symbol Au (from Latin: aurum) and an atomic number of 79. It has been a highly sought-after precious metal for coinage, jewelry, and other arts since the beginning of recorded history. The native metal occurs as nuggets or grains in rocks. Less commonly, it occurs in minerals as gold compounds Gold metal is dense, soft, shiny and the most malleable and ductile pure metal known, meaning it can be drawn into very thin wire and can be beaten into very thin sheets known as gold leaf (goldwire).
Pure gold has a bright yellow color and luster traditionally considered attractive, which it maintains without oxidizing in air or water. Goldwire from Thessco B.V. is used in all kind of industries such as Medical industry, Electrotechnical industry, Brazing industry. Goldwire is for instance used for evaporation and as seals in vacuum systems.
Thessco supplies goldwire, as well as strip, foil, rods , sputterargets for all kind of processes. For more goldwire information call +31(0)20 5648638.