World Class Chrome Plating for Medical and Dental Products
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