Liquid metal Medical Devices
With the unique and revolutionary characteristics of Liquidmetal® alloys, Liquidmetal® Technologies is developing products for use throughout the medical industry with better performance results than existing materials. One of the key opportunities is in the field of orthopedics, where Liquidmetal alloys enable superior wear resistance, exceptional component strength, improved manufacturability and control of surface texture during the casting process.
Liquidmetal alloys' unique properties for orthopedic field include:
Some of the products taking advantage of these improvements include reconstructive devices, fractured fixations, spinal implants and instrumentation.
Another opportunity for our revolutionary materials is in the field of ophthalmic surgery, where procedures and instruments are being enhanced to better serve patients in need of cataract surgery.
Liquidmetal alloys can yield surgical blades that are:
• Sharper than steel
These are only a few of the categories within the medical industry that lend themselves to utilizing Liquidmetal alloys as a superior substitute for other materials currently being used.
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