EXERA® is the brand for fine medical wire and wire-based components from Sandvik used in medical devices and applications and which are custom made to transmit, sense or stimulate within the human body.
Typical applications where the wire-based components are used in are cardiovascular devices such as pacemakers, sensors such as Contious Glucose Monitors (CGMs) for diabetes care or stimulation therapy such as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson's or epilepsy to control tremors.
Medical devices are becoming more intelligent and tailor-made to unique applications. Sandvik offer customers the opportunity to co-design innovative products that meet fast-changing expectations on stimulation, connectivity and safety.
The customizable options range from stripped wire, multi-cabling and coiling to EXERA® high tolerance coatings, as well as more than 200 different alloys and custom melts on request.
The medical wire and wire-based components are manufactured at the Sandvik production unit in Palm Coast, Florida, USA. In addition to co-designing and developing fine medical wire under cleanroom conditions, Sandvik offers OEMs globally the ability to combine wire concepts in value-added components.
As a strong design partner, the Sandvik team can help device manufacturers aim for top quality products related to everything from glucose and temperature monitoring and FFR implants to next generation pacemakers
This agile production unit combines the advantages of a custom, precision wire manufacturer with the backing of the globally integrated and resource rich Sandvik Group.
Sandvik is a global high-tech engineering group with 40,000 employees in 130 countries and operations concentrated on three core business areas: Sandvik Machining Solutions, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology and Sandvik Materials Technology to which the medical wire business belong.
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