Medical Device

Surface Hardening In The Medical Device Industry

The Expanite® processes ensure that your products meet all the requirements of variety of medical, dental and pharmaceutical applications.

The advantages of stainless steel and titanium makes it a material of choice for surgical tools and implants. Galling, insufficient surface hardness, and wear resistance are issues that design teams often meet. The Expanite processes provide surface hardening that increases the mechanical properties of stainless steel and titanium maintaining its corrosion resistance.

Our processes are designed to improve and ensure the reliability of finished products as well as ability to withstand numerous sterilization cycles. We have many years of experience as supplier for medical device industry such as hygienic design, cleanability and documentation.

Challenges in the Medical Device industry

  • Loss of efficiency in supply chain
  • Lower quality products
  • Short maintenance cycles
  • Extensive wear and corrosion attack

 

Benefits with Expanite hardening

  • Keeps your machinery fit for operation
  • FDA compliant
  • Guaranteed tracebility
  • Reduced risk of unplannned maintenance
  • Extended lifetime
  • ISO9001:2015 compliant
  • Increased wear and galling resistance while maintaining or improving corrosion properties

 

FDA master file

We aim at constantly strengthen our know-how and expertise within the industry and we guarantee you the most ideal heat treatment of your components. For applications in the medical sector, an FDA master file is available.

Applying the Expanite technology will guarantee you the most ideal treatment of your products preventing galling and thereby increasing the lifetime of your components. Discover for yourself how Expanite is serving the medical device industry globally. Contact us. Challenge us. You’ll be very pleased with the solutions offered at Expanite.

The solutions

Expanite provides sustainable and superior hardening solutions for many medical device parts including:

  • Medical implants
  • Dental tools and implants
  • Orthodontic components
  • Surgical tools



Key applications

At Expanite we have superior application knowledge including:

  • Hip implants
  • Knee joints
  • Cases and shields
  • Bone saw and screws
  • Orthodontic cutters
  • Clamps and clips

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