A metal that can resist corrosion and be joined with human bone – is it any wonder titanium is the metal of choice in the medical industry!?
The characteristics of titanium make it crucial to the medical field. Easily formed into bars, rods, tubes, plates or wire, it can be used to create intricate surgical instruments and implants.
Medical grade titanium
The most common titanium grade in the medical industry is Ti 6Al 4V, a titanium alloy which comprises 6% aluminium and 4% vanadium.
Titanium alloys, like Ti 6Al 4V, are non-magnetic, non-toxic and non-allergenic, making them perfectly safe for medical procedures.
They also offer high fatigue strength and fracture toughness which is ideal for dental implants where a titanium screw is i