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CompaMed 2018 | CoorsTek


Thanks for Joining Us at COMPAMED 2018

Thank you for visiting CoorsTek at COMPAMED 2018,  the world's premier trade fair for medical technology. If you were unable to visit our booth, we encourage you learn more about the benefits of technical ceramics for medical devices and implantable components.

What You Missed at COMPAMED 2018

Technical ceramics are inherently bioinert, making them the ideal material for medical devices and implants. Combined with numerous other material properties that can be varied and manipulated across material formulations, CoorsTek ceramics can be used throughout medical/surgical industries to provide reliable, stable performance in critical applications. With over 300 advanced ceramic formulations in the CoorsTek portfolio, our engineers will work with you to select the right material for your medical application with a combination of properties including:

  • Chemical resistance
  • High stiffness
  • Electrical insulation
  • High hardness and low wear
  • High strength to weight ratio
  • Biocompatible, non-toxic
  • Thermal stability
  • Translucency and other aesthetic properties
  • Radio-lucency / opacity
  • Hermeticity / ability to be brazed
  • Zero porosity / controlled porosity
  • MRI transparency


Ceramic Spinal Implant Components

With unparalleled engineering expertise and immense manufacturing capabilities, CoorsTek is capable of meeting extraordinary tolerance and quality requirements. CoorsTek partners with our customers to offer unique, solutions—pushing the boundaries of medical innovation. Capabilities include:

  • High precision injection molding
  • Seal-less designs
  • Material optimization
  • Design consulting
  • Numerous finishing options
  • Vertically integrated manufacturing
  • Global capacity

IMPLantable components

Ceramic MRI Component

CoorsTek manufactures medical device components using high-performance CeraPure™ ceramics. Our broad range of biocompatible ceramic materials are approved to USP Class VI for medical applications, including high-purity aluminas, zirconia toughened aluminas, yttria partially stabilized zirconias and more. 

Applications include:

  • Electrosurgical devices
  • Fluid handling/metering and pump/valve components
  • Electromechanical devices
  • Custom medical components

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Ceramic Acetabular Liner and Femoral Head

CoorsTek Bioceramics manufactures implant grade materials and products with over 5,500,000 critical implantable ceramic components produced since 2005 under an ISO 13485 certified and FDA compliant quality system. Our focus is orthopaedic reconstruction. In addition, our ceramics are used in other implantable devices such as Spinal Disc Replacements, Cochlear Implants, Pacemakers, and Neurostimulators.

CoorsTek CeraSurf®-p is a fully dense 75% alumina and 25% zirconia composite ceramic, engineered to incorporate advanced toughening mechanicsms to improve the mechanical integrity of the material and to provide excellent wear performance.

Learn more about CeraSurf®-p ceramics for Total Hip Arthroplasty


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