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Neurosurgery Blades: Precision for Critical Procedures

Baucor is a pioneer in manufacturing custom blades specifically made to meet the intricate demands of neurosurgery, with a profound commitment to collaboration with surgeons, medical device engineers, and industry partners. Our dedication to excellence is rooted in our collaborative approach, ensuring that our products are finely tuned to the evolving needs of the neurosurgical community.

What is neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery deals with diagnosing, treating, and managing various neurological disorders and conditions. This includes various issues related to the nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord. Neurosurgeons are trained to perform complex procedures involving delicate tissues, using advanced surgical techniques and technologies to ensure the best possible outcomes for their patients. 

What types of custom surgical blades does Baucor manufacture?

Baucor provides a wide selection of customized surgical blades and saws specifically designed to meet the needs of different neurosurgical procedures. Our product range includes specialized blades perfect for skull base procedures, micro blades customized for intricate nerve surgeries, and a versatile set of blades and saws suitable for a wide range of neurosurgical interventions.

Custom Frazier Dura Separator

Custom Neuro Chisel

Custom Rosette Knife

Custom U Knife


How is neurosurgery performed?

Neurosurgery is a medical specialty involving intricate and complex nervous system procedures. These procedures vary in complexity, ranging from spinal surgeries to highly intricate brain surgeries. The complexity of the procedure depends on the patient's condition and the location of the problem within the nervous system. 

The patient’s condition is evaluated using advanced techniques such as MRI and CT scans to help the neurosurgeon plan the procedures in detail. Depending on the diagnosis, the patient may be administered non-surgical interventions like medication and physical therapy. However, the surgeon may recommend surgical intervention if these methods prove ineffective.

To ensure the safety of the patient, the neurosurgery starts by placing the patient under general anesthesia. The neurosurgeon then makes an incision and performs the necessary treatment. Throughout the procedure, the patient's neurological status is carefully monitored to minimize the risk of damage to the nervous system. Once the procedure is complete, the neurosurgeon closes the incisions and covers the area with sterile dressings. 

Neurosurgery is a complex and delicate process that requires the utmost care and precision, and the use of advanced techniques and equipment helps to ensure the best possible outcome for the patient. The precision needed in neurosurgery demands tools of the highest caliber. Custom-made blades are one of the most crucial tools in these procedures, ensuring that surgeons have the most effective tools to perform demanding surgeries precisely.

How does Baucor collaborate with industry partners?

Baucor is committed to collaborating with neurosurgeons, medical device engineers, and industry partners to create a dynamic and mutually beneficial relationship. We provide consulting services, such as conceptual design, drafting, CAD design, rapid prototyping, analysis, simulation, and application engineering services such as fabrication, coating, and quality control. Through this collaboration, we ensure that our custom blades align with surgical techniques and address the challenges faced in neurosurgical practices.

What are Baucor's quality assurance and regulatory?

At Baucor, we follow strict quality assurance protocols from the design phase to manufacturing to ensure that our custom blades are of the highest quality. We adhere to industry standards and regulations, which are paramount to us. Our dedication to quality makes our blades precise and reliable, providing surgeons with the assurance they need in the operating room.

How are medical blades manufactured?

  • Cutting
    The first step in manufacturing is to use a CNC machine to cut the blade to the desired shape.

  • Heating
    Next, the blade is put through a heat treatment process to harden the metal and make it more durable.

  • Sharpening
    After heating, the blade is sharpened to remove any imperfections. A grinding process is then used to refine and make the blade sharper. 

  • Coating
    By coating the tips of blades with these metals, the blade can better withstand wear and tear. It can prolong the blade's lifespan.



BAUCOR® is highly specialized in manufacturing custom surgical blades and medical knives. If you need your parts manufactured to your exact requirements, please contact us now.

Which material should you use for the blades?

The choice of material depends on the surgeon's preference, the nature of the surgery, and the specific requirements of the instrument. Surgical blades must meet strict standards for biocompatibility, sterilization, precision, and durability to ensure the patient's safety and the procedure's success.

At Baucor, we offer the following materials for surgical blades:

• Stainless steel: The most used material for surgical instruments, including orthopedic blades and saws. It is a durable, corrosion-resistant material that is easy to sterilize.

• Carbon steel: Another option for surgical blades. It is renowned for its sharpness and ability to retain its edge well. However, it is less resistant to corrosion than stainless steel.

• Tungsten carbide: An excellent choice for the tips or edges of surgical blades. It comprises tungsten and carbon, giving it superior durability and resistance to wear.

How do medical blades cut?

A medical blade can make the following cuts:

Zigzag shape

Most used medical blades :

Medical incisions may require various blade shapes based on specific surgical needs.







Precision is crucial in neurosurgery, laying the foundation for successful outcomes. At Baucor, we create custom blades that meet the highest standards required for this field. We aim to raise the bar for neurosurgery by closely collaborating with surgeons, medical device engineers, and industry partners to develop blades that not only meet but exceed the ever-changing demands of the field. Our commitment to delivering top-quality products reflects our dedication to improving patient outcomes.