Originally Posted by C-Stain
I don't know about the rest of them - but mine ain't steel. Mine's Titanium!
I don't think stainless is used at all anymore -- the modulus of titanium is closer to that of bone, so it helps the bone heal better than stainless steel. The problem with stainless was that it has a higher modulus than bone, so the bone would not get stressed enough to heal properly.