k-wire

Modern Grinding - K-Wire

A Kirschner Wire, also known as K-Wire, is a smooth or threaded stainless steel or nitinol pin with a drill tip. Modern Grinding can manufacture K-Wires to your custom specification.

The wire is available in different diameters, an assortment of tips and made out of stainless steel or nitinol. K-wire is used mainly in orthopedic surgery and plastic surgery, to help hold bones in place. It is similar to Steinmann Pins but with smaller diameters. The typical K-Wire tip is 15 degrees from the angle to the center line. We can custom manufacture k-wire tip angles and add relief angles.

Modern Grinding K-wires are made to order, Modern Grinding will contract manufacture a K-wire to your specialized need. Below is a table of typical K-Wires we manufacture. Please contact us for custom tips, custom sizes and partially threaded products.


Description

Diameter Options

Length Options

Smooth Kirschner Wire with Single Trocar Tip. Second end will have a round tip. .028" (.7mm), .035"(.9mm), .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 4", 5", 6", 9", 12"
Smooth Kirschner Wire with Double Trocar Tip .028" (.7mm), .035"(.9mm), .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 4", 5", 6", 9", 12"
Smooth Kirschner Wire with Double End Diamond .028" (.7mm), .035"(.9mm), .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 4", 5", 6", 9"
Smooth Kirschner Wire with Single Diamond. Second end will have a round tip. .028" (.7mm), .035"(.9mm), .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 4", 5", 6", 9", 12"
Smooth Kirschner Wire with Suture Passer Single Diamond. .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 9", 12"
Threaded Kirschner Wire with Single Trocar Tip. Second end will have a round tip. .028" (.7mm), .035"(.9mm), .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 4", 5", 6", 9", 12"
Threaded Kirschner Wire with Double Trocar Tip .028" (.7mm), .035"(.9mm), .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 4", 5", 6", 9", 12"
Threaded Kirschner Wire with Double End Diamond .028" (.7mm), .035"(.9mm), .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 4", 5", 6", 9"
Threaded Kirschner Wire with Single Diamond. Second end will have a round tip. .028" (.7mm), .035"(.9mm), .045"(1.1mm), .054"(1.4mm), .062"(1.6mm) 4", 5", 6", 9", 12"

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