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Discover the importance of medical coils in advancing medical technologies.

Understanding Medical Coils – What You Need to Know

As medical technologies continue to advance – making way for smaller, stronger, more malleable instruments capable of carrying out a variety of tasks – it can come as no surprise …

When constructing cavity walls, wall ties should be figured into your plans - wall ties can help to ensure lasting performance of your structure.
Wall Ties

Getting the Most Out of Your Cavity Wall Design with Wall Ties

Cavity walls, the masonry method of running two walls or ‘leaves’ parallel to each other, can have many advantages and disadvantages depending on the intended use of the finished wall …

various spring sizes highlighted against glass case - ensure the longest life for your springs by protecting against spring fatigue
Spring Performance

Solving for Spring Fatigue – Improve Spring Durability Over Time

When purchasing springs, engineers are often best served to consider quality, bespoke solutions for their projects – while these can be slightly more expensive initially, their effectiveness can definitely be …

Coil Reinforced vs Braiding Reinforced 

Coil reinforced and braid reinforced offer similar composite performance. At SCS, we offer both and can recommend the best reinforcement method for your needs. Below are some of the key features …

PTFE Coating vs Parylene Coating  

In some instances, a spring is required to operate in challenging environments where it will benefit from some form of surface protection or coating. Two coatings provided by SCS are …


Stainless Steels  The most commonly used material for medical wire forms and coils is without doubt 304 Stainless Steel and in particular the Vacuum Arc Remelted version 304V which contains few …


There are two main methods of forming a wire coil through medical engineering;   By wrapping it over a mandrel and then removing the mandrel   By deflecting the wire against one …


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