World Class Chrome Plating for Medical and Dental Products

ISO 13485

Safe, scientifically tested, and ISO approved

STERIChrome™ drastically improves both the physical appearance and performance of your product. This proprietary process for hard chrome plating is an industry-leading application for durable, antimicrobial, wear-resistant and corrosion-proof device coatings. STERIChrome™ is a highly customizable, ISO-approved precision coating used for endoscopic instruments, powered hand instruments, orthopedic instruments, reamers, drills, bone saws, valves and dental hand instruments among many others.

STERIChrome™ specs include:

  • Surface Hardness: 72-80+ HRC
  • Thickness Range: 0.000050"-0.002"
  • Thickness Control: 0.0001"
  • ISO 13485 approved and Biocompatibility Certified to ISO 10993
  • Reflective & Matte finishes available


  • Reduces bacterial adherence allowing for easy cleaning and decontamination
  • Improves instrument wear and abrasion resistance to eliminate galling and fretting
  • Prevents corrosion resulting from sterile processing and laser marking operations
  • Repellent against blood, urine, saliva and other bio-fluids
  • Reduced risk of contamination and patient infection
  • Increased self-cleaning and antifouling properties
  • Long lasting finish and durability
  • Scientifically proven to exceed the ISO 10993 standard requirements for cytotoxicity, hypersensitivity, intracutaneous reactivity and systemic toxicity
  • Works exceptionally well when applied over welded areas and other irregularities that are vulnerable to contamination


  • Custom automation and plating fixtures made in-house
  • Ability to control thickness variation and hold tight tolerances
  • Selective plating applications - masking specialists
  • Ability to plate various substrates - Aluminum, Stainless, Steel, Brass, Bronze, Copper and many more.

Contact Greystone for all of your hard chrome medical and dental precision plating needs.

Incorporate STERIChrome™ into your medical device design today.

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