Metrigraphics, based in Massachusetts, is now offering a wide range of sputtering and plating materials to medical device companies. The company has increased the range of noble metals in its plating and sputtering processes in view of the emerging demand.
Metrigraphics has expanded the use of noble metals, in addition to chromium, nickel and gold. The company has included platinum and palladium in its plating and sputtering processes, respectively.
Medical device firms are looking for materials that are less reactive to fluids, which lead to longer performance of devices. Platting and sputtering processes are employed for producing circuits in medical sensors, neuro-stimulation devices and other thin-film circuitry uses.
The sputtering materials offered by Metrigraphics include Tungsten, Titanium Tungsten, Titanium, Tantalum, Stainless Steel 316L, Silver, Palladium, Nickel Vanadium, Nickel Molybdenum, Gold, Copper, Chromium Nitride and Chromium. The plating materials include Platinum, Copper, Nickel Cobalt, Nickel, Gold Hard and Gold Pure.
The expansion of the sputtering and plating capabilities provides new opportunities for the company in biotechnology.