Lamineries MATTHEY supplies the medical equipment industry with stainless strip and foil in stainless steels (AISI 301, AISI 316L, AISI 316LVM, etc.), Titanium Grade 1 and Grade 2, Phynox, UNS R30003 (a hardening austenitic alloy on cobalt basis also called Elgiloy*) and other special alloys. These materials are often used for implant components, frequently very small but critical, as well as for endoscopes and many other types of medical instruments.
Please find below technical information on strip and foil alloys tyically used in for medical applications:
|Maraging steels (Durnico, Durinox) and Phynox||Technical file|
|MP35N® - R30035 / ASTM F562 / ISO 5832-6||MP35N.pdf|
|Phynox® - CoCr20N16Mo7, DIN 2.4711, ISO 5832-7, ASTM F1058, R30003 / R30008||Phynox_C.pdf|
|Stainless steels||Technical file|
|1.4310 - Stainless steel / X10CrNi18-8 / ~ AISI 301||1.4310_C.pdf|
|1.4310.4 - Stainless steel / X10CrNi18-8 / ~ AISI 301||1.4310.4_C.pdf|
|1.4401 - Stainless steel / X5CrNiMo17-12-2 / ~ AISI 316|
|1.4404 - Stainless steel / X2CrNiMo17-12-2 / ~ AISI 316L|
|1.4435 - Stainless steel / X2CrNiMo18-14-3 / ~ AISI 316L||1.4435_C.pdf|
|1.4441 - stainless steel (implants) / X2CrNiMo18-15-3 / ISO 5832-1 / ASTM F139|
|Other specialties||Technical file|
|Ti - Titanium Grade 1 / ASTM F67 / ISO 5832-2 / 3.7025 / R50250||Ti_Grade_1_C.pdf|
|Ti - Titanium Grade 2 / ASTM F67 / ISO 5832-2 / R50400 / ~3.7035 / T40|
* Elgiloy is a registred trademark of Elgiloy Specialty Metals.
Other alloys are used for the production of medical equipment, the connector manufacturing is an example.
Refer also to the list of all presently available alloys.