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Radius Tip

A radius tip is a full round half circle at the tip of a wire. Most of the K-Wires that we manufacture either have a trocar tip on the distal end and a radius tip or a blunt tip with broken edges on the proximal end. Some of the K-Wires we product have a double radius tip.

We can manufacture radius tips with threads or additional profile options such as a flats or tapers along the length of the wire. The wire we typically use is nitinol or stainless steel but we can work with a variety of materials to suit your needs.

Modern Grinding is able to produce radius tips in production or prototype quantities.

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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.