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We pride ourselves on offering exceptional anodizing capabilities specifically tailored to meet the stringent requirements of the medical industry. Our Performance Anodic Coatings, including Stericlave, Steridize, Steri-X, and Steriscreen, are engineered to address the harsh demands of medical applications. With a focus on safety and precision, these advanced coatings are designed to withstand the rigorous sterilization processes and aggressive chemical environments commonly encountered in medical settings.  These Performance Anodic Coatings not only enhance the longevity and reliability of medical instruments and devices but also ensure a biocompatible surface crucial for patient safety. With our dedication to innovation and adherence to industry standards, we stand as your trusted partner, delivering anodizing solutions that elevate the capabilities of medical devices while contributing to the advancement of healthcare

  • SteriscreenAnodize process with alkaline resistance and adhesion promoting properties
  • SteridizeAnodize process with extreme corrosion resistance and organic dye light fastness enhancing properties
  • StericlaveAnodize process with maximum corrosion resistance, light fastness, chemical resistance, Sterrad resistance, and autoclave resistance properties
  • STERI-XAnodize process with excellent resistance to breakdown in extreme alkaline solutions
Performance Characteristic Stericlave STERI-X Steridize Steriscreen MIL SPEC Commercial
Alkaline Corrosion Resistance
Sterrad Corrosion Resistance*
Autoclave Corrosion Resistance*
Salt Spray Corrosion Resistance
Environmental Corrosion Resistance
Light Fastness
Organic Coating / Adhesive Bonding

*Dyed coatings

Medical Components that are anodized, plated or chemically processed:

  • Surgical Instruments:Anodizing: Surgical scissors, forceps, and clamps for improved wear resistance.
    Passivation: Stainless steel surgical instruments for enhanced corrosion resistance.
  • Orthopedic Implants:Anodizing: Orthopedic plates, screws, and pins to promote biocompatibility and corrosion resistance.
    Electroless Nickel Plating: Hip and knee joint prosthetics for wear resistance.
  • Dental Instruments:Anodizing: Dental drills and endodontic files for wear resistance and biocompatibility.
    Chromating/Passivation: Stainless steel dental instruments for corrosion resistance.
  • Medical Devices and Equipment:Anodizing: Medical device housings and components for protection against wear and corrosion.
    Electroless Nickel Plating: Connectors and electrodes for electrical conductivity and wear resistance.
  • Prosthetics and Exoskeletons:Anodizing: Prosthetic limbs and exoskeleton components for biocompatibility and durability.
    Electroless Nickel Plating: Prosthetic joints and connectors for wear resistance.
  • Medical Electronics:Chromating/Passivation: Enclosures and connectors for medical electronic devices.
    Electroless Nickel Plating: Medical sensor components for reliability and corrosion resistance.
  • Implantable Devices:Anodizing: Components of pacemakers and implantable neurostimulators for biocompatibility.
    Passivation: Titanium implants for enhanced corrosion resistance.
  • Endoscopes and Catheters:Anodizing: Endoscope components for protection against wear and chemical resistance.
    Electroless Nickel Plating: Catheter components for smooth surfaces and lubricity.

These surface treatments play a vital role in the medical industry, ensuring the biocompatibility, safety, and reliability of critical components used in various medical devices, instruments, and implants. Additionally, they enhance the performance and longevity of medical parts, contributing to the advancement of healthcare technologies.