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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.


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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

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

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.  

Loos and Company Helps Make Dental Examination Tools Possible

Wire and cable products from Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division support the latest in surgical instrument design, including dental explorers and periodontal probes. These tools rely on high quality wire, such as stainless steel, to form the precise curves and points that are essential to accurate examinations. We place a strong emphasis on accuracy, which is why we always work with

The Differences Between Stainless Steel 302, 304V, and 316LVM Alloys

Selecting the proper material for a medical wire is essential to ensuring your products performs properly in the field. With thirteen different alloys available through our Medical Technologies Division, we can work with you to determine the best material to meet your specific application needs. To get started, take a moment to read about three of our most commonly used stainless steel alloys:

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

An Overview of Loos Med Tech’s Packaging and Labeling

While high quality wire products for medical applications are a massive focus for Loos Med Tech, we put equal value in the packaging and labeling process for your medical products. There are three main areas of focus for the shipment process at Loos Med Tech: spooling, bobbin winding, and labeling. Continue reading to get an insight into each of these three areas.

The Benefits of Loos and Company’s Medical Extrusion Core Wire

Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division manufactures ELASTICORE® medical extrusion core wire as a replacement for the copper and clad copper products currently available to medical tubing extruders. ELASTICORE® will help reduce the cost of R&D and production by reducing minimum purchase requirements, decreasing lead times, and eliminating the potential for clad material contamination in

Characteristics of Inconel®, Hastelloy®, Incoloy®, and MP35N® Alloys

In our last blog post, we looked at the characteristics of three alloys available at Loos Med Tech. Today, we are going to be looking at four additional alloys offered at Loos Med Tech: Inconel®, Hastelloy®, Incoloy®, and MP35N®. Continue reading to learn about the features and capabilities of these four alloys.

Ordering Round Wire from Loos Med Tech

Tired of waiting a long time for round wire in critical medical applications? Consider switching to Loos Med Tech. Our round wire ships extremely fast and unlike other companies, directly from stock. If you are looking to order round wire but need assistance with how to place your order, look no further! Within this blog we will provide a look into our round wire, its rapid shipment, and a