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D Shape Wire

D shaped wire can be achieved by grinding a flat end into a round wire. Typically a d shaped wire is not ground on the centerline but at a point "less" than the midpoint. If you are looking at the face of the wire it looks like a capital D hence the name D shaped wire.

Modern Grinding has manufactured D shaped wires, mandrels, needles and pins for multiple medical device applications. We have added PTFE coating and electropolish as a post finish process.

Some of the projects we have done at Modern Grinding include a taper or transition from a flat wire to a round wire. Some are d shaped for the entire length of the wire. We can achieve tight tolerances on these types of transitions and manufacture to your needs.

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  • Guidewires, Mandrels, Core Wires
  • K-Wires, Steinmann Pins, Needles
  • Coils, Springs, Orthopedic Pins
  • Custom Medical Wire Prototypes



In the News

Check out Modern Grinding in a recent issue of Micro Manufacturing for a feature article about our micro manufacturing capabilities.




Also, our very own Jim Boldig was recognized as a Top 30 under 30 Medtech Innovator by Qmed.