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IHI Ionbond Announces Series of Strategic Investments

Ionbond USA Medical capacity news teaserIHI Ionbond, a supplier specialized in coating technologies for implants and instruments, has announced series of investments in equipment and facilities.

The company installed newly developed PVD/PACVD coating equipment and processes that will support large-scale production of Medthin™ 01 TiN for orthopaedic implants. Medthin 01 TiN is designed to address wear in implants by reducing metal-ion release. Medthin 01 TiN generation II provides smoother coatings and higher-volume coating potential. Medthin 40, 41 and 42 DLC coatings are biocompatible and can be applied on surgical instruments manufactured in 420 or 440 stainless steel series, as well as on Ti-alloys or other metals where surfaces require high chemical resistance, high fracture toughness as well as abrasion resistance.

IHI Ionbond is also investing in new cleaning facilities in its remodeled, ISO 13485 Certified coating center in Rockaway, New Jersey.

Ionbond is part of the Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering business unit of the IHI Group.

Source: IHI Ionbond