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Passivation & Cleaning

Automated and Validated.

Norman Noble has completed a variety of validations for implant grade materials that customers can leverage.

As an industry leader in the contract manufacturing of medical implants and devices, Norman Noble offers the most advanced technologies to customers, including fully automated and validated passivation and final cleaning processes.

Norman Noble’s cleaning validation documentation (Strategy, IQ, OQ and PQ) have been completed in a format that can be shared with customers and includes a matrix of small to large part sizes, shapes and geometric complexities produced from many medical implant material grades. This allows customers to review the validation process, documentation and test results in detail. Norman Noble’s customers can compare this information to their current or proposed cleanliness specifications. In many cases this gap analysis will show the Norman Noble cleaning validation process fully satisfies customer requirements for specification and regulatory compliance.

Norman Noble’s advanced systems improve productivity, product quality, product consistency, operational safety and reduction of environmental waste. For more information, download our Passivation & Cleaning white paper.

Facts at a Glance:

  • Validated per ISO:13485:2016
  • Automated cleaning and automated passivation
  • Residual materials, particulate size analysis, cytotoxicity, total organic carbon, endotoxins, corrosion resistance
  • ASTM specification F3127

Materials and Applications


What We Make

Vascular Stent Implants:
    Cardio
    AAA (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm)
    Peripheral
    Neuro
    Venous
    BTK (Below The Knee)

Bioresorbable Scaffolds
Transcatheter Heart Valve Implants and Frames:
    Aortic
    Tricuspid
    Mitral
    Left Atrial Appendage Closure

Neurovascualr Clot Retrieval Devices
Flow Diverters
Embolic Filters Arterial Closure Implants
Atrial Fibrillation Devices
Vena Cava Filter Implants
Renal Denervation Devices
Spinal Implants and Devices
Extremity Screw and Plate Implants and Devices
Ligament Repair Anchors and Devices

Materials We Use

Cobalt Chrome
Molybdenum
Nitinol
Tantalum
Platinum
MP35N
Kovar
Stainless Steel Alloys
Titanium
Tungsten
Stainless
Carbon Steel
Tool Steel
High Nickel Alloys
Aluminum
Co-Cr

Production and Capacity


Example Parts We’ve Manufactured