We've created these pages to help our customers better understand the materials we use, and explain the protocol and system of checks and balances used to determine whether these materials are safe for body piercing jewelry. We do carry technical information and MSDS sheets on all our products— some of the information is printed in our catalogue and additional specifications are available upon request.
|316L(VM) Surgical Stainless Steel
The number 316 stands for the type of stainless steel; it's basically a formula for the mixture of elements that make up this alloy. The L stands for a low carbon content....
|6Al-4V-Eli Titanium - ASTM F-136
Titanium- Atomic #22 is the ninth most abundant element in the earth's crust. It is a lustrous white metal...
Niobium has a melting point of 2468 degrees, and is highly corrosion-resistant. Because of these properties, it can...
|Titanium & Niobium Color Chart
All available colors for Titanium and Niobium
|14K and 18K Gold
Pure gold is found in nature in quartz veins and alluvial or sedimentary deposits as a free metal or in a combined state. Its colour is bright yellow...
|P.V.D. - Physical Vapor Deposition
Exciting new protective coatings are emerging in the industrial, dental and medical marketplace. These coatings: Diamond Like Carbon (DLC), Nitrides...
|Acrylic- (Polymethylmethacrylate) PMMA
PMMA's are also known by other industry trade names such as: Plexiglass, Lucite and the...
Internal Threading or External Threading
Glass is found in nature as the volcanic material obsidian and as tektites. Tektites are small dark-coloured glass objects formed by...
|LeRoi Standard - Dual Certification
In keeping with our reputation of manufacturing and selling the highest quality body jewelry in the world, we now include...
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