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The Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division wire and stranded products represent the latest in design and production technology for products used in advance surgical procedures. We provide the best value in medical wire and cable products through high quality and prompt delivery with competitive pricing. If you have any questions or wish to learn more about our products and capabilities, visit our product specific pages below or contact us.


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Medical Wire - Spools are a pretty big (and small) Deal!

Stainless steel medical wire is a marvel of modern manufacturing -- diameters smaller than a human hair (1/4 of the size in some instances!) used in catheters and guide wires that save lives every day. It takes a skilled operator and the latest in technological innovation to make this material to the exacting standards of today's peripheral vascular intervention device manufacturers. And all of

Three Reasons To Order Through Our Fast2 Delivery Program

When you can’t afford to wait for long lead times or standard delivery, Loos is here to provide medical wire and cable faster than anyone else in the manufacturing industry. Our Fast2 shipping program provides quick turnaround on stock round 304V stainless steel wire through our website, and it ships within two days of order. All Fast2 products are prepackaged and certified, so you always receive

Medical Wire Packaging: What You Spec is What You Get

We approach packaging the same way we approach all of our products: what you spec is what you get. Our goal is to provide flexibility and customization when it comes to creating the most convenient and efficient packaging possible. We can supply wire and cable on standard or custom spools and bobbins, but if you are not sure what packaging would work best for your wire product or application, we

The Differences Between Stainless Steel 302, 304V, and 316LVM Alloys

Selecting the proper material for a medical wire is essential to ensuring your products performs properly in the field. With thirteen different alloys available through our Medical Technologies Division, we can work with you to determine the best material to meet your specific application needs. To get started, take a moment to read about three of our most commonly used stainless steel alloys:

Loos and Company Helps Make Dental Examination Tools Possible

Wire and cable products from Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division support the latest in surgical instrument design, including dental explorers and periodontal probes. These tools rely on high quality wire, such as stainless steel, to form the precise curves and points that are essential to accurate examinations. We place a strong emphasis on accuracy, which is why we always work with

Medical Strand Cable and Its Uses

Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division offers a variety of products specifically manufactured to the meet the high level of performance required in the medical industry including various sizes of medical strand cable. Our stranded products are used in a variety of applications including Endoscopy, Catheterizations, Orthodontics, and Orthopedics, among many others. What’s the similarity

The Benefits of Loos and Company’s Medical Extrusion Core Wire

Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division manufactures ELASTICORE® medical extrusion core wire as a replacement for the copper and clad copper products currently available to medical tubing extruders. ELASTICORE® will help reduce the cost of R&D and production by reducing minimum purchase requirements, decreasing lead times, and eliminating the potential for clad material contamination in

Have Medical Wire Questions? Visit Our Technical Information Page

Looking for technical information about spring temper and hyten? Trying to decide which alloy to use for your next cable assembly? Not sure which cable construction is the best option for your application? We have everything you need to know about our medical wire and cable products on the Technical Information page of our Resource Library. From wire and cable properties to wire alloy

What are Gigli Bone Saws and How Do They Work?

Gigli saws — commonly referred to as bone saws — are relatively simple medical instruments that have allowed surgeons to perform amputations for over one hundred years. Comprised of just a few small metal components, this manual hand tool relies on human strength and friction to quickly work through bone and tissue. Because they are traditionally made with stainless steel wire, Gigli saws are one

Four Medical Wire Products For Vascular Operations

Specialized medical instruments used in vascular therapy rely on wire and strand to perform accurately and consistently during every procedure. Luckily, Loos and Company Medical Technologies Division manufactures superior medical wire and stranded products that withstand the rigors of surgical operations without failing under pressure. From braiding wire and core wire, to guidewires and cable, we