• TPS Asymmatrix Comparison Titanium plasma spray (TPS) and sintered coatings have been two of the predominant fixation technologies for orthopedic devices for the last two decades. Porous coated materials can provide early mechanical stabilization preventing early micromotion due to their increased surface. Their capacity for osseointegration also offers the advantage of... Download
  • HA Technical Information Sheet

    HA (Hydroxyapatite) Coating is a thin dense coating made using atmospheric plasma spary process that can be applied on: Ti6AL4V, Ti6AL4V Eli, CoCr and SS substrate materials. Typical coating thickness is from 25 – 75 μm.

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  • Asymmatrix Technical Information Sheet

    Titanium ASYMMATRIX® is available for porous coating: Commercially pure irregular shaped titanium powder conforming to ASTM F 67 and ASTM 1580 is utilized to coat Ti6Al4V components. Three coating layers are applied.Traditional vacuum sintering conditions similar to spherical bead coatings are utilized in Titanium ASYMMATRIX®.

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  • Titanium Coating On PEEK For Medical Devices Porous titanium coatings onto polymers are of great interest tomedical industries. A vacuum plasma spray (VPS) process has been developed to coat PEEK with a micro porous biomimetic titanium coating. This study reports the experimental characterization of the topography and microstructure and of the mechanical strength of the VPS Pure Titanium... Read More
  • Preparing for Change Orchid Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of orthopedic medical devices are facing cost pressures like never before. To reduce cost and make their products more attractive to reimbursement-restricted purchasers, OEMs are curtailing the size of their sales force and the commissions they pay out; establishing a leaner overhead structure; and... Read More
  • High Impact and Improved Corrosion Resistance for Bone Cutting Tools Orchid Orthopedic Solutions has developed a form of 17-4ph stainless steel which, following initial testing, increases the impact strength by up to 5 times and vastly improves its corrosion resistance, whilst maintaining all other properties, such as tensile strength and hardness. This is anticipated to make broaches and rasps safer for the... Read More
  • Expanding Opportunities with a Simplified Supply Chain

    In the era of cost-conscious, value-based healthcare, medical device original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are under intense cost pressures to find ways to reevaluate their operations and supply chain strategies.

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  • How Orchid Wants to Improve Supply Chain Management For Customers

    Reduce your supply chain management to a single source with Orchid Supply+. Joe Zuzula, Senior Director – Sales & Marketing elaborated on the solution at the MD&M West conference in Anaheim, CA.

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