Wire Grinding

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At Modern Grinding, our specialty is grinding (surprised aren't you?). If you have a medical product project which requires a special wire profile, call us up, we can probably be of service to you! We have machinery for centerless grinding and OD grinding.

We can provide a variety of services such as wire tapering, wire threading, and specialty tips such as ball tips, radius tips, flat tips, trocar tips, blunt tips, diamond tips. The materials we typically work with are stainless steel 316LVM and nitinol.

Wire Tips

Modern Grinding has expertise in a variety of tips for orthopedic (sharp or non-sharp) and other medical devices. These types of tips include trocar tips, diamond tips, radius tips, pencil tips, bevel tips and most custom tips that you can come up with.

OD Shapes

Modern Grinding can grind profile shapes into the OD of your wire or tube. These types of shapes include grooves, notches, threads, steps, bumps, valleys, notches and whatever other type of shape you are thinking of.


Modern Grinding can grind long tapers, short tapers and steps to suit your medical device needs. We can create tapers at any angle and hold very tight tolerances across the profile.

We can grind radius profiles as small as .0015" (.038mm) and as large as .25" (6.35mm). Our grinding is CNC based with easy and fast repeat order capabilities for our happy customers.

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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.