Stainless Steel Beads

Stainless Steel Beads

Stainless steel beads are extremely round and resistant to corrosion. Denser than zirconia beads and characterized by its high chromium content. Higher carbon content (> 0.3%) improves the hardiness of these beads. 

3.1 mm

4.7 mm

5.3 mm

Round stainless steel beads with a density of 7.8 g/cc 
Available in different sizes
Beads are washed and sterilized
Conveniently dispensed into 50 and 100 gm quantities
High density beads help in homogenization of a variety of biological tissues
Custom filling in 2 ml, 10 ml and 15 ml tubes available


Characteristics
Chemical Composition         Bulk Density               Size Range 
Chromium – 18 – 20%            >2.55 g/cm             3.1 mm – 5.5 mm
Carbon  – 0.7 – 0.8%             Crushing Strength         Specific Density
Silicon – 1%                                        > 1000 lbs (2 mm)              7.8 g/cm3
Manganese – 1%                                Tensile Strength           Color
Phosphorus – 0.04%                         100,000 – 180,000 psi
Sulphur – 0.03% 
                Color                
                                            Metallica while                          
           
Washing & Sterilization
Zirconium beads are washed twice in sterile water and dried at 350˚F for three hours. Dried beads are packed in 50 gm and 100 gm quantities and are sterilized at 120˚C for 15 minutes.

Diameter Catalog # Size Price
3.1 mm SB-01-50 50 gm $ 27.00
  SB-01-100 100 gm $ 40.00
4.7 mm SB-02-50 50 gm $ 27.00
  SB-02-100 100 gm $ 40.00
5.5 mm SB-03-50 50 gm $ 27.00
  SB-03-100 100 gm $ 40.00