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When to use Dicronite®
Engineers within the medical industry use Dicronite® to reduce friction when:
precision tolerances must be maintained
the lubricant must adhere to the materials used
precision control of sliding components is essential
deterioration from chemicals, electrolytes, or other substances present in the human body must be avoided
biocompatibility is necessary
friction is creating too much resistance in the motion of a device
sliding wear is limiting component lifetime
power output of a device is being robbed by friction
Where to use Dicronite®
Common medical applications that use Dicronite® include but are not limited to:
precision molded drug delivery devices
- dental tools
Benefits of using Dicronite® dry lubrication include:
avoid component failure, increase reliability
biocompatibile per ISO-10993
Medical Device Master File (MAF) filed for Dicronite® to support FDA approval of your device – View certificate
ability to extend component lifetime
increased mechanical efficiency for more power output
lubricant can withstand extreme temperatures (-188° C to +538° C)
extremely thin thickness of 0.5 microns max. Won’t interfere with tolerances
Dicronite® is a highly valued dry lubricant within the medical industry for it’s:
Dicronite® dry lubrication provides reliable, proven performance for the medical and pharmaceutical industry.
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Most frequent questions and answers
Dicronite® has undergone various ISO-10993 tests for biocompatibility and shown positive results. Click here to view the results.
The FDA does not issue approvals solely for coatings. However, Dicronite® has been in utilized in countless FDA approved medical devices. A Medical Device Masterfile (MAF) has been filed for Dicronite® to support the approval of devices utilizing Dicronite®.
Yes. Dicronite® has been used in implants within the body.
Dicronite® can be applied to all metals, most plastics, and some ceramics. Speak with an engineer to see if Dicronite® is fit for your material.
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