The Surface Engineers

Medthin™ coatings for medical applications

Ionbond has been involved in the development and production of biocompatible PVD, CVD and PACVD, ceramic, diamond like carbon and metallic thin film coatings for medical use for more than twenty years. The Medthin™ series of coatings features high hardness and excellent adhesion, fracture toughness, low friction properties and shine in attractive colors. The coatings are used on a wide variety of medical implants and instruments:

  • Orthopedic
  • Spine
  • Trauma
  • Cardiovascular
  • Instruments and tools
  • Cell attachment surfaces

Solutions for the Most Demanding Applications

Ionbond engineers assess each situation individually. The outcome is a system solution where Medthin™ coatings are applied onto medical devices providing unique properties not possible to achieve with any other bulk material or surface treatment.

Solving design challenges in collaboration with our customers includes a variety of aspects, interconnecting mechanical, materials and surface engineering in order to achieve low wear, low ion release, textured surfaces, low light reflection or simply color coding; all this by using the wide range of biocompatible Medthin™ coatings.

Antonio Santana

Segment Head Medical
Phone: +41 62 287 86 48

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