Nitinol alloys are of particular benefit to the sports medicine segment of the Orthopedic market. The main benefit of these alloys is the ability to accommodate up to 6% strain without permanent deformation when in the super elastic condition. Sports Medicine industry is well suited to use Nitinol as the Mechanical properties make it ideal for use in many orthopedic medical devices, including Trauma accessories. Memry has seen an increase in complexity and precision on an array of trauma devices produced from Nitinol.
Arthroscopy devices, bone staples, hammer toes, fracture repair devices, and K-wires.