16g Sterilized 3" Body Piercing Needles — Box of 100

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SKU PT-172
Weight 0.2000
Brand Precision Needles
Material 316L ASTM F-138 Implant Grade Stainless Steel
One Box of 100 16g 3" Sterilized Precision Straight Piercing Needles

Supply your shop with the most durable, precise piercing needles by Precision. A custom emery wheel is used to cut the tips, which is a factor in why Precision has sharper needles than any other manufacturers. Between the materials used to make them, the manufacturing process, and the tests run to ensure quality, we guarantee that you won’t look elsewhere for other needles.

These straight piercing needles come in a box of 100. They are 16g and measure 3" in length. If you are looking for a straight piercing needle with a different gauge or length, check out this listing which contains all straight piercing needles in one location.

  • Needle Gauge: 16g (~1.2mm)
  • Needle Length: 3" (~75mm)
  • Made with Surgical 304 Stainless Steel
  • Packed in a dust-free environment
  • Sterilized by Ethylene Oxide gas
  • Price per one box of 100 needles
Size Table

Standard Body Jewelry Measurements

The following webchart is a quick reference guide for standard body jewelry measurements and how to measure basic body jewelry. Please print this webchart to help measure your body jewelry accurately.

Size Reference Chart

Visit our PainfulPleasures Infocenter for additional body jewelry information. There, you will find detailed articles on standard body jewelry sizes, how to measure body jewelry, basic body jewelry, and more.

Standard Body Jewelry Threading

Ensure compatibility between standard (non-custom) PainfulPleasures body jewelry parts using the tables below. More information on threading, including custom thread patterns, can be found in our Threading Infocenter article.

Internally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the top and/or end, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the barbell shaft.

Internal Thread Patterns by Gauge


18g, 16g

14g, 12g


Internal Thread Pattern

0.8mm or 0.9mm



Externally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the barbell shaft, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the top and/or end.

External Thread Patterns by Gauge


18g, 16g

14g, 12g, 10g

External Thread Pattern



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