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Nitinol Wire

Nitinol is a nickel-titanium alloy used in many critical medtech applications. The performance of the raw material is directly related to the level of control maintained throughout the production process. Our nitinol wire starts from the highest quality nitinol ingot and then is carefully drawn into the desired wire diameters. Through our partnership with Ingpuls Medical, we can produce nitinol wire that leads the industry in quality and precision.

Let our experienced team help you select the right grade of Nitinol for your application and determine specifics like wire shape, size, surface finish, and more.

Nitinol Wire Applications

Nitinol’s mechanical properties include excellent corrosion resistance, fatigue performance, and exceptional elasticity. Nitinol is a shape memory alloy with unique fatigue properties that allow it to return to its original form even after deformation when exposed to a specific transformation temperature. These characteristics make our Nitinol wire suitable for many medical device applications, including guidewires, braided products, orthodontic wire, and implantable surgical devices.

Nitinol Wire Specifications

min | max

  • Round wire
    • 02 mm | 1.7 mm [0.0005 in | 0.067 in] depending on finish
  • Flat wire
    • Thickness: 0.2 mm | 0.5 mm [0.0007 in | 0.020 in]
    • Width: 0.05 mm | 1.5 mm [0.0021 in | 0.060 in]
    • Ratio:
      • MAX 6:1
      • MIN 3:1
  • Centerless ground bar
    • Size range: 1.7 mm | 6.3 mm [0.068 in | 0.250 in]
  • Turkshead
    • 15 mm x 0.15 mm | 0.9 mm x 0.9 mm [0.006 in x 0.006 in | 0.035 in x 0.035 in]
    • Ratio:
      • MAX 2:1
      • MIN 1:1

Nitinol Wire Finishes

  • Light oxide
  • Dark oxide
  • Etched
  • Pickled
  • Etched and mechanically polished

Nitinol Wire Applications

Nitinol’s mechanical properties include excellent corrosion resistance, fatigue performance, and exceptional elasticity. Nitinol is a shape memory alloy with unique fatigue properties that allow it to return to its original form even after deformation when exposed to a specific transformation temperature. These characteristics make our Nitinol wire suitable for many medical device applications, including guidewires, braided products, orthodontic wire, and implantable surgical devices.

Medical Device & Technology Markets We Serve

Innovators developing groundbreaking medical devices rely on our Nitinol wire to advance treatment options that improve patient lives. Common market applications where our nitinol wire is used include:

  • Neurovascular
  • Ophthalmic
  • Structural heart
  • Electrophysiology
  • Peripheral vascular
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Neuromodulation
  • Sports medicine
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