Welding technologies in instrument manufacturing

Dr. Frigz International uses four different types of welding technologies throughout its manufacturing facilities. The choice of technology depends upon the material, profile of the workpiece, and technical requirement of the instrument. Spot Welding: This is a form of electric resistance welding. Two brass electrodes are used to ‘spot weld’ together two sheets of metal …

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Understanding Surgical Stainless Steel

These days surgical Instruments are made from a variety of materials including composites, plastics, titanium, and (the more traditional;) stainless steel. Typically two types of stainless steel series are most commonly used for instruments manufacturing. 300 series (Austenitic) stainless steel, and 400 series (Martensitic) stainless steel. The Austenitic steel cannot be hardened through heat treatment. …

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