BALIMED AOur biocompatible anti-sticking coating

Dental abutments
Dental instruments and tools
Surgical instruments
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:

  • Specifications


    Coating material TiN
    Coating structure Arc
    Coating colour Yellow gold
    Coating hardness HIT[GPa]* 30 +/- 3
    Coefficient of friction (dry) vs. steel** ~ 0.6
    Max. service temp. [°C]**** 600
    Coating 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.
    **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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