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Diamond blades for ophthalmic knives and microtomes
Synthetic Diamonds for Industrial Use


During the past several decades, manufacturers have used a variety of materials, including natural diamond, ruby, sapphire etc. for medicine, probably for surgical blades production.

The harder the material, the sharper the blade. Diamond is the hardest material known to man. Therefore it allows producing the sharpest edge for the medicine field for the sake of superior accuracy and wound healing.

Our high quality blades grinded of synthetic diamonds and used for surgical knifes designed to ophthalmology, neurosurgery and plastic surgery. Opposite to steel and black diamond blades, synthetic diamond blades enable extremely accurate and smooth cut. They dissect the tissue instead of tearing it and are the crucial factor in the excellent surgical results.

Diamond blade newer wears out. In case it has got damaged, it can be reshaped.

The Mohs scale of hardness consists of 10 classifications
Hardness* Mineral or Substance Absolute Hardness
6 Stainless steel 72
8 Hardened steel 200
9 Corundum (sapphire, ruby, etc.) 400
10 Natural Diamond 1500
10 Synthetic Diamond 1500
*1 is the softest and 10 is the hardest.
From: Cataract & Refractive surgery today, June 2007.

Standard diamond blades for ophthalmic knives

We can also provide semi manufactured blades for you according to your catalogs or sketches.

Diamond blades for microtomes please enquire.


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