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Fret wire

photo_fret-wirePEP Polymet fret wire characteristics:

  • Made from 18% Nickel Silver (“German Silver”)
  • Rich silver color, which remains bright and tarnish-free
  • Widest selection of fret wire profiles
  • Continuous coils
  • Cut-to-length to your specifications
  • Dimensional accuracy
  • Consistency in properties
  • Custom profiles and materials to suit your needs

Polymet has been manufacturing the highest quality fret wire profiles for decades.

Polymet fret wire is specified in most models of high-quality string instruments, and it’s used by world-famous string musicians. In fact, most replacement frets in the marketplace are made using Polymet’s fret wire.

How does Polymet form fret wire? Starting with the highest quality nickel silver wire, we form the material into the pattern desired in a highly precise, multiple-step continuous process that yields an excellent surface finish, dimensional accuracy and aesthetic appearance. Following cleaning, the wire is either shipped in large coils, or cut to straight lengths and packaged to your specifications.

PEP Polymet offers finished fret wire with a quick lead time and a competitive price. Some of the many patterns offered are shown below. Custom patterns can also be manufactured.

Click here for more detailed information regarding fret wire. Fret Wire Spec Sheets