1. Gorth DJ, Puckett S, Ercan B, Webster TJ, Rahaman M, Bal BS. Decreased bacteria activity on Si3N4 surfaces compared with PEEK or titanium. Int J Nanomedicine. 2012;7:4829-4840.
2. Webster TJ, Patel AA, Rahaman MN, Sonny Bal B. Anti-bacterial and osteointegration properties of silicon nitride, poly(ether ether ketone), and titanium implants [published online ahead of print July 31, 2012]. Acta Biomater.
3. **Anti-bacterial results are based on in-vitro and animal studies.
Our silicon nitride features a unique nanosurface texture that inspires and promotes bone growth, making it the ideal biomaterial on the market. This innovative material is addressing key clinical needs in a way that titanium or PEEK simply cannot.View Video
|Increased bone formation|
|Increased protein adsorption|
*Artifact produced by tantalum markers.**Anti-bacterial results are based on in-vitro and animal studies.
Our silicon nitride represents a new standard of care based on durability, performance, unique imaging characteristics, and hydrophilicity.
Our 30,000 sq. ft. ISO 13485 certified manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, UT is the only FDA and CE cleared silicon nitride medical device manufacturing facility in the world. We have the ability to manufacture intricate designs and shapes that are rigorously tested for quality control.
Our vertically integrated facility allows for rapid prototyping, scientific testing, and product development.