Additional Services

Additional Services 2018-08-28T12:47:03+00:00

We offer a number of additional services to complement the wide range of products and custom-made solutions we can provide to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the biomedical field.

Additional services for medical implants and instruments include passivation and surface finishing.
We also offer a number of laboratory and other services that are outlined below.

PASSIVATION

Iron in the material and iron contamination created during fabrication is subject to rust and corrosion.
This surface iron is removed during passivation, resulting in a less chemically reactive surface.
NanoSurfaces Industries also offering Citric and Nitric Passivation as per ASTM A967.

SURFACE FINISHING

The following finishing processes are available: sandblasting; tumbling; lapping, grinding; laser marking; and welding.
In addition, chrome coating and epoxy resin color coding is available for medical implants.

LABORATORY SERVICES

Our laboratories are under the Company quality certification (ISO 13485).
We provide the following type of characterization testing:

  • To assist, qualify and validate the process of cleaning, packaging and sterilization

  • Coating characterization – mechanical, chemical, and physical testing including methods such as tensile testing, X-ray diffraction (XRD) and Fourier transform infrared (FITR) spectroscopy

  • Powder analysis (e.g., granulometry, morphology, porosity, and crystallinity)

OTHER SERVICES

We can also offer you the following additional services:

  • Batch number identification by laser marking for metallic medical devices

  • Engraving ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) components

  • Passivation for coated or treated medical devices

  • Shot-peening and surface sandblasting with automatic validated processes

  • Validated cleaning technologies for titanium- and HAP-coated implants

  • Validation of ᵧ-ray ethylene oxide (ETO) sterilization

These treatments are performed with extremely low impurity levels.
Contaminants are negligible as required for biomedical applications.