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 (nīt′n-ôl′, -ŏl′)
An alloy of nickel and titanium that has the ability to return to a predetermined shape when heated.

[After the Ni(ckel) Ti(tanium) N(aval) O(rdnance) L(aboratory), where its shape-memory properties were discovered.]


(Metallurgy) metallurgy a metal alloy of nickel or titanium that has shape memory, meaning it returns to its original shape upon reheating after being deformed
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Founded in 2004, Vascotube processes nitinol tubing used in minimally invasive implantable medical devices.
Citrec said Vascotube complements its capabilities to include precision nitinol tube drawing.
Like the original 220mm version, the DynaNail XL features an internal NiTiNOL Compressive Element that maintains post-operative compression for up to 6 mm of bone resorption.
The physical properties of NiTinol are highly dependent on a number of factors, including manufacturing method, subsequent processing, operating temperature, and strain rate [1].
Browse Nitinol Medical Devices Market by Raw Materials (Nitinol Wires, Nitinol Tubing), and Finished Products (Nitinol Stents, Nitinol Guidewires) and Forecast 2017-2021 at https://www.
Another recent development is a new process enabling pure PTFE to be applied to Nitinol medical devices, such as guidewires and stents, without adversely affecting the underlying Nitinol material.
Unlike other methods used to create oxide-free Nitinol wire, the NitiBrite process does not involve acid etch or costly mechanical polishing.
La mayor tension promedio necesaria para llegar a la zona de activacion constante la obtuvo el grupo de la marca Nitinol 3M con una media + desviacion estandar de 374,43 + 16,72 MPa, mientras que la menor tension fue obtenida por el grupo de la marca Nitinol Tecnident con 291,89 + 23,18 MPa (Fig.
In the early 2000s, Carman's group started looking into making thin-film Nitinol and accidentally stumbled across a way to fabricate what they believed was very high-quality, uniform-composition Nitinol.
The PRECISE(R) RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent and ANGIOGUARD(R) RX Emboli Capture Guidewire System are different from Cordis' over-the-wire carotid system approved last year.
of the stainless steel or nitinol hypotubes with 0.
The Precise RX Nitinol stent system is different from the Precise Nitinol stent and emboli protection system that recently received FDA approval for use in carotid artery stenting.