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The Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division wire and stranded products represent the latest in design and production technology for products used in advance surgical procedures. We provide the best value in medical wire and cable products through high quality and prompt delivery with competitive pricing. If you have any questions or wish to learn more about our products and capabilities, visit our product specific pages below or contact us.

Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division Blog

Medical Wire Packaging: What You Spec is What You Get

We approach packaging the same way we approach all of our products: what you spec is what you get. Our goal is to provide flexibility and customization when it comes to creating the most convenient and efficient packaging possible. We can supply wire and cable on standard or custom spools and bobbins, but if you are not sure what packaging would work best for your wire product or application, we

Characteristics of Grade 302, 304, and 316 Stainless Steel Alloys

Choosing the wrong material for medical wire can result in poor wire performance and damage to your medical applications. To guarantee you get the most out of medical wire, it is important to carefully consider the wire material you purchase. A few common alloys include SS 302, SS 304, and SS 316. Continue reading below to get an overview of these three common alloys and their characteristics.

Medical Wire - Spools are a pretty big (and small) Deal!

Stainless steel medical wire is a marvel of modern manufacturing -- diameters smaller than a human hair (1/4 of the size in some instances!) used in catheters and guide wires that save lives every day. It takes a skilled operator and the latest in technological innovation to make this material to the exacting standards of today's peripheral vascular intervention device manufacturers. And all of

How Loos and Company can play a role in Minimally Invasive Surgeries

The growing advancements in medical devices have allowed for many conventional procedures to be replaced with minimally invasive surgeries (MIS). MIS allow skillful surgeons the ability to operate with less injury to body resulting in quicker recovery times, shorter hospitalizations, less pain, and improved cosmetic results. In these state-of-the-art surgeries, it is customary for sophisticated

Stainless Steel provides more consistent "Necking Down": Replacing Silver Clad Copper wire

Looking for an alternative to expensive silver clad extrusion wire? Check out ELASTICORE® medical extrusion core wire from Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division. ELASTICORE® is a high quality, cost-effective solution that eliminates the need for silver clad material, yet carries nearly identical physical properties. Here are just a few of the many ways ELASTICORE® benefits our customers.

Are Gigli & Bone Saws the Same Thing? Plus Other Related FAQs

In today’s blog we are going to be looking at some of the questions we commonly receive here at Loos Medical Technologies Division. Some recent questions we have received are in relation to Gigli saws. Check them out below!

A Complete Guide to Medical Wire and Strand: Loos and Company Catalog

Loos and Company has over 50 years of experience providing fine diameter wire and miniature cable. We know what it takes to manufacture products which must meet strict specifications. That is why we have published this condensed catalog for our Medical Technologies Division which highlights both technical information and the various applications of our medical line of products. In this new

A Breakdown of SS 316LVM Medical Wire

316LVM stainless steel wire is an alloy commonly used in the medical industry. In today’s blog we will provide an in-depth overview of 316LVM medical wire. We will breakdown its mechanical properties, chemical composition, and physical properties. Additionally, we will look at how this alloy is used in the medical industry. Continue reading to learn more about 316LVM medical wire.

Four Products that Use Medical Wire

Wire products are crucial to the medical industry, yet many are unaware of just how versatile it actually is. Medical wire is found in everything from small tools to finished assemblies. Some of its most common uses are surgical instruments, surgical closures, vascular machines, and orthodontics. Read more to learn about how wire products are effectively used in each of these four applications.

How is Pricing Calculated in Medical Wire Products?

Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division receives a few common questions about our pricing of cable and wire products for the medical industry. To make it easier for our customers, we have compiled a list of these questions in our blog post, along with our detailed answers. By reading this blog you will have a greater understanding of our pricing system and will be ready to place an order