Physical Sciences


Nickel-Titanium (NiTi) Shape Memory Alloy(SMA) Products for Engineering and Biomedical Applications


Physical Sciences, Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences, Engineering Sciences

Focus Area:

Fabrication of Nickel-Titanium & Shape Memory Alloy

Social Benefits:

Indigenous technology for fabrication of NiTi SMAs in various product forms (wires/strips/rods), Technical know-how for processing of alloys with shape memory effect and superelastic behavior

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (NAL), Chandigarh

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

Engineering applications: sensors and actuators, frangibolt, pin-puller, pipe coupling, vibration dampeners, etc. Biomedical applications: orthodontic arch wires, guidewires, stent-grafts, flow diverters, bone staples, etc.

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