picture of a trocar tip

Diamond Tip

A diamond tip is a sharp four pointed tip used in medical and surgical procedures. Modern Grinding manufactures diamond tips and trocar tips for the orthopedic community. If you are trying to decide between trocar and diamond tips, we make trocar tips about 85% of the time and diamond tips about 15% of the time. Diamond tips cost slightly more to manufacture due to machining time. It is often used inside a hollow cylinder to introduce the wire into blood vessels or body cavaties.

The below picture is looking at a diamond tip wire from the side. On a diamond wire the four faces typically come together at a point. On the below photo the four faces have angles of 60, 60, 15 and 15 but we can custom manufacture diamond tips to customer specification.

picture of a manufactured diamond tip

Along with standard four pointed diamond tip wires Modern Grinding can also do custom tips to various angles.

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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.