High-Strength & Corrosion-Resistant Alloys for Surgical Instruments

Trusted and relied upon by OEMs in the medical space, Ulbrich combines its unparalleled experience, expertise, and machine capabilities to create alloys with optimal characteristics for surgical instruments.

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Driving Medical Instrument Innovation Through Precision Alloys

With the help of precision special metals and alloys, doctors and workers in the medical field are able to restore and preserve the health of ailing people. At Ulbrich, we take great pride in the fact that our work plays a part—however big or small—in doing this. And that’s exactly why we’re always holding ourselves, our machines, and our processes to the highest of standards. Because with precision alloys, innovative surgical instruments have the power to transform lives.

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Surgical Instruments Made Better by Ulbrich Alloys

Different surgical instruments and incision tools require different alloys and alloy characteristics. We're able to account for all of these at Ulbrich due to our huge inventory of alloys and immense rolling and annealing capabilities. So, whether your medical device requires an alloy to be heat treated to a higher hardness (like PH Grade alloys) or something non-magnetic and highly resistant to corrosion (like Austenitic alloys), we're able to make it happen.

Surgical instruments made with Ulbrich alloys include:

  • Scissors
  • Sheers
  • Surgical draws
  • Needles
  • Lances
  • Surgical grills & grinders
  • Surgical staplers/anvils
  • Stapler springs
  • Staples
  • Cardiovascular clamps
  • Tissue grabbers
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Ulbrich Special Metals Critical to the Production & Performance of Surgical Instruments

When it comes to surgical instruments, we’re able to provide a number of stainless steel alloys—namely Austenitics, Martensitics, and Precipitation Hardening Grades—that are shaped and designed to perform very specific tasks. From cutting to pricking to stapling, the high-stakes demands of medical devices and surgical instruments require precision alloys with the exact specifications necessary to perform the job. And at Ulbrich, we have both the alloys and the ability to alter them to the specs your product needs.

Ulbrich alloys used in surgical instruments include:

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At Ulbrich, We’re Always Looking for Ways to Innovate Your Medical Devices

In addition to our state-of-the-art capabilities in rolling, slitting, and annealing, we’re continuously testing, researching, and analyzing alloys and their chemical properties in order to maximize their performance potential. What does this mean for you? It means that when you partner with Ulbrich, you not only get the best of the best in personnel, process, and product—you also get a team that truly cares about making your medical device as consistently successful and effective as possible.

Let's talk about your surgical instrument needs.

From MIS to scalpal blades, Ulbrich has been providing surgical instrument materials to the medical industry for over 95 years.

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