Medical wire for dental and surgical applications

Sandvik wire products acquired by Zapp AG

Sandvik’s wire business has been acquired by Zapp AG from August 31, 2018. Over the coming months Zapp will be integrating the Sandvik portfolio, to provide a smooth transition for customers. During the integration period, the full line of Sandvik wire products will continue to be accessible on this website, or via the Zapp website.

Please note: divestment of wire products does not include EXERA fine wire and medical wire components manufactured by Sandvik Palm Coast.


Sandvik supplies round wire products for use as sutures and in dental and surgical applications in a wide range of stainless steel grades and dimensions.

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Size range

Round wire sizes range from 0.20 to 10 mm (0.008 to 0.394 in.), for most alloys. Other sizes available upon request.

Delivery forms

Sandvik's medical wire can be delivered on spools, as fixed lengths or in coils, depending on size and final application.


Medical wire from Sandvik includes a broad range of materials for dental and surgical instruments and sutures.

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Medical wire in stainless steel, precious metals and CoCr alloys available with a wide selection of coatings and surfaces treatments.