Titanium tweezers do not shed particles like the stainless steel tweezers do, therefore if an abrasive substance is handled and microscopic particles are a detriment, a titanium tweezers is a good choice.
Platinum Tipped Tweezers
For use by the bacteriologist or virologist whose work requires repeated sterilization of tweezers tips in a Bunsen flame. These are No.5 style tweezers with very fine tips of platinum for a distance of 1 ½”. The very fine points permit one to pick up specimen grids with ease.