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Wire-wound rods 10 inch

Article No. 4100

Wire-wound rod set 10"
Mayer Drawdown Rod Set

  • A complete set of 12 wire-wound rods
  • Allows for wet film thickness range from 0.2 mils (5 microns) to 4.0 mils (100 microns)
  • A convenient bench stand comes with the set for easy handling and storage


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$1,150.00 €1,035.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


Wire-wound metering rods, often called “Mayer rods” popularized after their inventor Charles Mayer who developed the rods in the 1920’s, are stainless steel rods tightly wrapped with stainless steel wire.

The 10 inch wire wound rods have dimensions specified for the North American market.

  • Ideal for uniform drawdowns of thin films
  • One inch of space on both ends for easy handling
  • Optional bench stand to organize the rods during storage
  • Can be ordered in a set of 12 wire rods
  • Made from 300 series stainless steel

Technical Attributes

    Technical Properties

  • Qty/Box
  • Film Width
    10 in
  • General

  • Weight
    3.8 kg
  • Weight
    8.5 lb
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    30.4 x 26 x 3.8 cm
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    12 x 10.25 x 1.5 in
  • Dimensions
    ∅ 1.3 x 30.5 cm
  • Dimensions
    ∅ 0.5 x 12 in





  • Place substrate to be coated on smooth surface
  • Place film applicator on substrate
  • Pour coating in front of gap in pulling direction
  • Pull at uniform speed (approx. 25 mm/s)
  • Put applicator immediately into diluted cleaning solvent and clean with brush

Delivery Content

12 wire-wound rods, cat. no. 4103 – 4152
Wire-wound rod Stand - 10" (4101)
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