Mechanical Cable for Medical Devices

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What is Coated Mechanical Cable?

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

The material applied to coated mechanical cable is a molten, extruded chemical that coats bare cable entirely, protecting the solid wire from making direct contact with the environment with which it is deployed. This extruded material is designed to provide a barrier of protection against mating components, or maybe worse, harsh conditions that could shorten the lifespan and integrity of the mechanical cable.

Passivation: Stainless Steel Cable

Thursday, September 29, 2021

Stainless steel mechanical cable is, by its very design, corrosion resistant. However, for all its corrosion-resistant properties, even stainless steel remains at risk of oxidation when applied to a harsh environment. Passivation extends the life and quality of a stainless steel cable.

Types of Tungsten Cable for Surgical Robots

Thursday, May 5, 2021
Tungsten is fast gaining popularity as the industry-favorite material for manufacturing surgical robots. Tungsten is among the most flexible of all metals used in mechanical cable constructions. This blog presents the common tungsten cables used in surgical robots and their unique advantages.

Hypotubes Used in Medical Mechanical Cable

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Hypodermic needle tubing, generally referred to as hypotubes, are used in numerous medical applications, such as catheters, needles, cannulas and mechanical cable stops. Read this blog to learn how Sava manufacturers these sensitive medical applications.

The Evolution of Mechanical Cable In Surgical Devices

Wednesday, August 18, 2020
Tungsten wire rope's benefits truly shine in their surgical robot applications. Tungsten wire rope is found throughout the actuators and bending limbs of these elegant devices. Learn more at this blog!