Wire Product Description:
W22Z-15 Bassoon Wire 22 gauge (15 yds) for bassoon – Zebra Wire
Purchased at: https://hodgeproductsinc.com
When tested with an XRF Instrument the wire pictured here had the following readings:
- Zinc (Zn): 343,000 +/- 32,000 ppm
- Copper (Cu): 602,200 +/- 53,000 ppm
- Note: Lead-free! No other metals detected.
- 3-minute test (180-seconds)
Eight different types of bassoon reed wire were tested as part of this inquiry. Please click here to see all eight examples (from several different vendors / manufacturers) and their correlative XRF test results. 6 of the 8 samples were Lead-free and two tested positive for very low levels (trace amounts) of Lead.
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