The specialized requirements for medical and dental instruments and equipment make investment casting ideal for medical applications. It can achieve the high levels of accuracy and precision needed for a wide range parts and components. The near-net-shape process of investment castings meets the rigorous requirements and delivers the highly precise specifications needed for a broad range of medical, dental and other healthcare applications. Investment casting can produce extremely reliable and accurate precision cast parts. In addition, it can utilize a very wide range of alloys with diverse properties, which can meet the exact needs of the medical profession.