Since 1968, Vitek Research Corporation has specialized in powder and conformal coatings serving the medical and aerospace industries.
The high chemical reactivity of titanium, especially in its powder form, makes it a challenge to plasma spray correctly. The most protective environment for spraying titanium is a vacuum. Bio-Coat has been vacuum plasma...
Titanium and its alloys are well suited for use in medical implants because titanium is chemically inert, light, strong, and most importantly, biocompatible. Color anodizing allows the implant manufacturer to color-code...
ADMEDES smart systems | Driving New Technologies and Manufacturing Processes | Enabling New Applications, Materials, and Design Options
As a leading global provider of finished Nitinol self-expandable implants to the medical device industry, ADMEDES has established a highly innovative business unit, ADMEDES smart systems to satisfying emerging market...
CHALLENGE: Designers are looking for innovative ways to downsize new and existing catheters and other interventional devices while satisfying the requirements of minimally invasive procedures. The industry is also under...
CHALLENGE: Doctors are looking for a less invasive and less costly alternative to coronary bypass and other complex surgical procedures. Recent advances in the design and fabrication of high-pressure medical balloons...
Understanding the advantages, characteristics, and functions of a hydrophobic coating vs. a hydrophilic coating allows design engineers to make the right choice for their applications. “Hydrophobic” and “hydrophilic”...
Metallic stents coated with a polyurethane emulsion containing plasmid DNA were implanted in rabbit iliac arteries to evaluate transgene delivery and expression in the vessel wall. The expression of the plasmid-encoded...
The following information describes the Bio-Coat hydroxylapatite coating.