Jul
27

Metals for Medical Applications That Are Critical in the Design and Development of Medical Devices

Special metals are critical in the design and development of medical devices. Ulbrich has been the industry leader in the production of Titanium, Nitinol, Niobium, Copper and Tantalum Alloys. Our ability to roll light gauge strip in narrow widths and produce shaped wire products in hundreds of specialty alloys, positions us as a one-stop source for a wide variety of medical alloys.

Applications and Alloys:

Titanium

Implants, Neuro- Stimulators, Orthopedic Rods, Pins and Plates, Heart Valve Housings, Prosthetic Eyes, Surgical Instruments, Drills, Forceps, Retractors, Scissors and Needles

Niobium

Pacemakers

Tantalum

Bone Implants, Vascular Clips, Flexible Stents

Nitinol

Stents, Heart Valve Tools, Staples, Bone Anchors, Septal Defect Devices, Diagnostic Guide Wires, Arch Wires for Braces

Copper

Anti-germ Surfaces, Medical Electric Devices

The information from this post is from Todd Hall’s article recently published article in Advanced Materials and Processes magazine.

If you need material for a medical device or product, please contact us today.

Todd’s full article published in Advanced Materials and Processes, and our Medical Metals available here:

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