Cold Drawn Stainless Steel Orthopedic Rods for the Medical Industry

REQUEST QUOTE Cold Drawn Stainless Steel Orthopedic Rods for the Medical Industry

Our expertise with cold working a variety of alloys led to Rathbone Precision Metals, Inc. being awarded a contract to produce this Orthopedic Rod for use in a demanding medical application. We devised a single tool set that permitted us to cold draw either 455 or 304 Stainless to the customer’s tensile and yield strength requirements necessary for this medical application.

These .300″ diameter rods, with .20″ root diameters, were drawn to a smooth 63 Ra surface finish and cut to precise 6.599″ to 6.638″ lengths, all within ±.0015″ tolerances. Our ability to precisely adjust the material properties during the cold draw process was critical to the success of this project.

To learn more about this profile as well as others, or how cold drawn and cold rolled profiles could benefit your application, please contact Rathbone today.


Project Highlights from Cold Drawn Stainless Steel Orthopedic Rods

Product Application

This Orthopedic Rod is used in a medical application.

Capabilities Applied / Processes

Die Design and Manufacturing
Our unique capabilities allow us to draw “PH” grades of material into varies profile configurations.

Customer Benefits:

  • Multiple grades using of materials using 1 set of tools
  • Tight tolerance profiles in difficult to work alloy grades
  • Tailored mechanical properties

Overall Profile Dimensions

O.D.: Ø.300″
Rood Diameter: Ø.200″
Length: 6.599″ to 6.638″

Tolerances

±.0015″

Material Used

455 & 304 Stainless Steel Grade Material

Max Material Finish

63 Ra

Estimated Profile Weight

.204 lbs per ft

Industry for Use

Medical

Standards Met

Per Customer Supplied Specifications

Product Description

Orthopedic Rod

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