Differences between POLYWEB, NANOWEB and OPTIWEB Coatings

Elixir? Strings are available in distinct protective coatings. ?The coatings feature the same protection and extend tone life, but differ in tone and feel.

Note: The new OPTIWEB Coating is available on our electric strings only. Listen and compare POLYWEB, NANOWEB & OPTIWEB Electric strings.

Tone & Feel Conmparison


  • Why use Elixir Strings?

    Players swear by Elixir Strings over any other string, insisting tone sounds new and strings feel fresh the longest.

  • Extend Tone Life

    A string is "dead" when it no longer exhibits the intensity of frequencies it had when it was new. When you pluck a new string, you can hear the high-frequency harmonics that makes an instrument's tone vibrant.

  • How to Choose Guitar Strings: The Basics

    Buying the right strings is the fastest and most economical way to boost your setup.