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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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The Advantages of Stainless Steel for Medical Extrusion Core Wire

Silver-clad copper (Sil-Cop) has been selected for medical extrusion core wire for many years. Sil-Cop is highly popular for its elongation characteristics and biocompatibility. However, there has recently been a shift in choosing stainless steel for medical extrusion core wire. Continue reading to learn why stainless steel has become the number one choice of material for medical extrusion core

Why Choose ELASTICORE® Over Silver Clad or Tin Clad Copper

When it comes to medical extrusion wire, stainless steel core wire is the best option. Our stainless-steel core wire, ELASTICORE® is highly durable and is the ideal material for core wire. Before we begin talking about the benefits of choosing stainless steel, it is important to provide insight into how core wire is used in the medical industry. Core wire is a single end wire which is commonly

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

What are Gigli Bone Saws and How Do They Work?

Gigli saws — commonly referred to as bone saws — are relatively simple medical instruments that have allowed surgeons to perform amputations for over one hundred years. Comprised of just a few small metal components, this manual hand tool relies on human strength and friction to quickly work through bone and tissue. Because they are traditionally made with stainless steel wire, Gigli saws are one

Check Out Our Resource Library!

Loos Medical Technologies has a vast array of informational content on our resource library that is useful for current and new customers! There are three main sections of our resource library: downloads, frequently asked questions, and technical information. In today’s blog we will provide an overview of each of these three sections to help you decide which section of our library you should visit

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:

An Overview of Loos and Company’s Medical Cable

If you are tired of medical cable that fails to perform under stressful conditions, considering switching to Loos and Company! Loos and Company’s Medical Technologies Division utilizes the latest design and production technology to manufacture the best value medical cable on the market. Our medical cable is available in numerous sizes and constructions, used in various applications, and ships

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

Have Medical Wire Questions? Visit Our Technical Information Page

Looking for technical information about spring temper and hyten? Trying to decide which alloy to use for your next cable assembly? Not sure which cable construction is the best option for your application? We have everything you need to know about our medical wire and cable products on the Technical Information page of our Resource Library. From wire and cable properties to wire alloy