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Evaluating Lubricious Coatings Performance

The role of lubricious coatings, which provide a slippery external surface to a medical or dental device, is critical to reduce tissue damage and to decrease the risk of inflammation, thrombosis, and friction upon the insertion of the device into the body. In almost all applications, these coatings will be hydrophilic, which means they are […]

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The Process Involved In Developing Hydrophilic Coatings

At N2 Biomedical, we focus on providing state-of-the-art options for our customers across a wide range of industries. With our unique processes and coating formulations, we are able to provide coatings that meet the needs of various demanding applications while also exceeding all standard, regulations, and requirements. Some of the specialized options we offer are […]

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Recent coating developments for combination devices in orthopedic and dental applications – A literature review

Orthopedic and dental implants have been used successfully for decades to replace or repair missing or damaged bones, joints, and teeth, thereby restoring patient function subsequent to disease or injury. However, although device success rates are generally high, patient outcomes are sometimes compromised due to device-related problems such as insufficient integration, local tissue inflammation, and […]

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How Low-friction Coatings Can Be Used

Low-friction coating is critical on medical instruments, surgical devices, and tools including catheters and guide wires. Friction impedes the insertion process, causing a number of preventative problems like infection, pain, and discomfort and potentially even leading to malpractice suits. Except in specific situations in which a slippery insertion is undesirable, as when extreme control is […]

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Spi-Spectrum | Color Coatings for Medical and Industrial Applications

N2 Biomedical’s Spi-Spectrum process produces a family of brilliant and durable biocompatible color coatings that can be applied to a wide range of metallic substrates including titanium, stainless steel, NiTi, CoCr, and aluminum-based alloys, among others. Our coatings are ideal for product differentiation, enhanced aesthetics, as well as improved functionality. We also offer color coatings […]

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