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Benefits of Spectrum™ Color Coatings

Benefits of Spectrum™ Color Coatings   Spectrum™ is a proprietary vacuum-based PVD process that produces nano-engineered durable and functionally aesthetic color coatings on any reflective substrate including metal alloys such as stainless steel, NiTi, and CoCr which cannot be color anodized. Spectrum™ color coatings can also be applied to metal-coated thermoplastic substrates such as PEEK. Its unique characteristics make Spectrum™ […]

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Spinal x-ray and medical implants.

N2 Biomedical awarded two patents for proprietary infection prevention, bone integration processes

Patents awarded for Dual Action NanoCoating, Mesoporous Surface for Enhanced Bone Integration BEDFORD, Mass. – June 29, 2020 – N2 Biomedical, a leading provider of coatings and surface treatment solutions to the medical device industry, was recently awarded two patents by the United States Patents Office: one for their proprietary Dual Action NanoCoating, and one for their Mesoporous Surface for […]

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Nano-Engineered Titanium Coatings: Anti-Microbial Properties

As the use of biomaterials increases in various orthopedic and spinal surgery procedures, the demand is growing for implants with enhanced infection resistance. This feature is vital, as it reduces the implant failure rate as well as undue cost to the healthcare system. Considering the advanced status of existing implant designs, recent research has focused on a variety of surface […]

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N2 Biomedical Announces The First Surgical Implant Of A Spinal Device Coated With The Company’s Thin, Ion-Assisted Titanium Coating Technology

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — N2 Biomedical, a leading provider of coating and surface treatment solutions to the medical device industry, today announced that the first PEEK interbody fusion device coated with the company’s thin titanium coating technology was successfully implanted in a patient. The coated device had previously received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. FDA. N2 Biomedical’s thin titanium coating, […]

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The In-vivo Response of Submicron-thick Nano-structured Titanium Coatings on PEEK

Interest and demand are growing for nanoengineered titanium coatings and surface treatments to improve the performance of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and metal-based implants used for orthopedic and spinal device applications. In a study sponsored by SeaSpine of Carlsbad CA, Walsh et al. investigated the in-vivo response of submicron-thick nano-structured Ti coatings called NanoMetalne® (NM) on PEEK.1,2  For the study, they used […]

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N2 Biomedical Featured in Orthopedic Design & Technology Article

In the Orthopedic Design & Technology magazine article “Making the Grade: Orthopedic Materials Spotlight”, author Mark Crawford discusses recent advancements with materials that are enabling the use of fabrication processes not previously available for certain applications, including N2 Biomedical’s proprietary surface modification treatments. Read the article here.

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Advantage of IBAD Titanium over TPS coatings for PEEK-based Implants

Interest and demand are growing for nano-engineered titanium coatings and surface treatments to improve the performance of PEEK and metal-based implants used for orthopedic and spinal device applications. This article will discuss the performance advantages of thin titanium coatings deposited using Ion Beam Assisted Deposition (IBAD) technique on PEEK versus the much thicker Ti coatings deposited using the thermal plasma […]

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N2 Biomedical Appoints Eric Tobin To Chief Executive Officer

BEDFORD, Mass., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — N2 Biomedical, a leading provider of coating and surface treatment solutions to the medical device industry, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Eric Tobin to President and Chief Executive Officer. With more than 30 years of experience with the company, Mr. Tobin most recently served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. In addition to […]

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Titanium Coatings on PEEK for Enhanced Osseointegration

Titanium Coatings on PEEK for Enhanced Osseointegration Researchers have increasingly focused on forming a coating of titanium on PEEK-based implants to improve surface functionality and bone attachment and integration, while at the same time maintaining the native benefits of PEEK implants, including imaging characteristics and mechanical properties.1-5 Learn more about PEEK implants. PEEK, or polyetheretherketone, has increasingly been used as […]

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Why PEEK Needs to be Treated

Polyether ether ketone, more commonly referred to as PEEK, has increasingly been used in recent years as an implant material for orthopedic and spinal devices (such as spinal interbodies, dental implants, screws, and small joints) in part due to its inherent properties such as chemical inertness, radiolucency, and an elastic modulus that is closely matched to natural bone.1,2 Despite these […]

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