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Bone drills and reamers

The medical industry today not only expects uncompromising quality, it also demands compliance with biocompatibility regulations. For many operations, it is also important that blood and tissue do not stick to surgical instruments. The gold-coloured BALIMED A meets these requirements best:

  • Anti-sticking of blood and tissue
  • Wear-resistant and colour-coded
  • Suitable for many surgical instruments and tools (bone drills and saws, reamers, scissors, etc.)
  • Autoclavable
  • Chemically stable
Coating material TiN
Coating technology Arc
Coating colour Yellow gold
Coating hardness HIT [GPa]* 30 +/- 3
Coefficient of friction (dry) vs. steel** ~ 0.6
Max. service temp. [°C]**** 600
Process temperature [°C] < 350
General remark All given data are approximate values, they depend on application, environment and test condition.
*Coating hardness HIT [GPa] Measured by nano indentation according to ISO 14577. For multilayers the hardness of the different layers varies. Hardness can be adapted to the application.
**Coefficient of friction (dry) vs. steel Determined by ball-on-disc test in dry condition with an Steel ball according to ASTM G99. During run-in the given values may be exceeded.
****Max. service temp. [°C] These are approximate values out of the field. Due to thermodynamic laws there is a dependency of pressure in application.

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