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Suturing Jaws

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Suturing Jaws
Benefit: Cost Saving, Increased Component Complexity
Main Forming Process: Metal Injection Moulding
End Use Sector: Medical
Material: Stainless Steel


The complex shape is made from a 17-4 PH stainless steel. The lower jaw is a critical component in suturing tha places uniform stitches to a torn rotator cuff, alowing independent grasping and suturing with the one hand. The part is made to a density of 7.7 g/cm3 and has a typical yield strength of 106,000 psi.

Component Specification

Weight (g): 5
Density (g/cm3): 7.7

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