Miniaturised + optimised geometries: microthermomoulding for high-performance, innovative medical devices

VULKAM has developed thermomoulding processes dedicated to the manufacturing of economically and technically efficient medical device components. The combination of unique metals with unique production processes Manufacturing medical components with unique geometries and outstanding properties Vulkalloy Nb-Med microthermomoulding for highly stressed components Vulkalloy Nb-Med is the alloy specifically developed by Vulkam for demanding micromechanical applications, […]

Vulkam is proud to have been part of an European Space Agency Program: “Amorphous metals, a game changer to improve the efficiency of Space Cryocoolers“


Public Executive Summary of the Open Space Innovation Platform Project leaded by Vulkam with Thales Cryogenics BV and Lynred First of all, we would like to deeply thank ESA-OSiP teams for their financial, technical and administrative support during our exploratory activity The Program in a nutshell Vulkam, a French high-tech start-up specialized in amorphous metallic […]

Vulkam sets up its industrial chain for the production of micro-instruments and medical implants


Miniaturising instruments and implants  The design of microsurgical instruments and implants is nowadays challenged by a limit to the characteristics of the materials and processing solutions proposed. The DMs must be more efficient, more durable and allow a more precise surgical gesture. Vulkam has developed a range of innovative Zr-based metals (Zirconium) particularly dedicated to […]

Die neuen Vulkalloy® Zr-Med-Legierungen für die Miniaturisierung von medizinischen und chirurgischen Instrumenten


Vulkam, ein innovatives Mikrotechnik-KMU aus Grenoble, hat eine Reihe innovativer Metalle (amorphe Metalllegierungen) entwickelt, die speziell für die medizinische Industrie geeignet sind. Diese Metalle ermöglichen die Herstellung mikromechanischer Teile mit unvergleichlichen Eigenschaften durch ein spezielles Verfahren, das die Miniaturisierung von Instrumenten ermöglicht. Kontext und Herausforderungen bei der Entwicklung von mikrochirurgischen Instrumenten Die Entwicklung von mikrochirurgischen […]

The new Vulkalloy® Zr-Med alloys for the miniaturization of medical and surgical instruments


[German version available here] Vulkam, an innovative microtechnology SME based in Grenoble, has developed a range of innovative metals (amorphous metal alloys) particularly suited to the medical industry. These metals enable the production of micromechanical parts with unparalleled properties, by means of a specific process allowing the miniaturisation of instruments.  Context and challenges in the […]

ISO 13485:2016 – Medical devices and related services – Launch of the certification process

Lancement des groupes de travail : le pôle développement technique

On April 23, Vulkam started the process with the aim of obtaining ISO 13485:2016 certification in 2022. ISO 13485:2016 standard Vulkam, with the new innovative zirconium-based Vulkalloy® Zr-Med material for the medical industry, addresses the Bio medical industry, which requires compliance with the requirements of the new regulation 2017/745 and the ISO 13485:2016 standard. The […]

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