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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 Strand Cable and Its Uses

Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division offers a variety of products specifically manufactured to the meet the high level of performance required in the medical industry including various sizes of medical strand cable. Our stranded products are used in a variety of applications including Endoscopy, Catheterizations, Orthodontics, and Orthopedics, among many others. What’s the similarity

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.  

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

Innovation Drives Us: Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division

Loos and Company was built on innovation – it’s in our nature. With the creation of the Medical Technologies Division, our mission is to manufacture the highest quality strand, cable, and wire specifically for the medical industry. We are focused on quality and performance above all and we continue to innovate and improve our products and processes.

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.

Four Medical Wire Products For Vascular Operations

Specialized medical instruments used in vascular therapy rely on wire and strand to perform accurately and consistently during every procedure. Luckily, Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division manufactures superior medical wire and stranded products that withstand the rigors of surgical operations without failing under pressure. From braiding wire and core wire, to guidewires and cable, we