Engineering ceramics such zirconia typically exhibit improved wear and corrosion resistance and superior high temperature stability compared to most metals, bringing performance and life expectancy...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=5780 | 24 Aug 2011
Although alumina and zirconia are often used in similar industrial applications they have unique properties that need to be considered. This article provides information on how to select the correct...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=5782 | 24 Aug 2011
The wire drawing industry has benefitted from the adoption of Technox zirconia ceramics. Areas where these materials have been used, advantages and gains are described.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3305 | 17 Mar 2006
Applications within the canning industry call for materials with both good wear resistance and good surface properties, such that the quality of the manufactured product is not compromised by contact...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3304 | 17 Mar 2006
Zirconia is best known among ceramics as being both hard and fracture-tough at room temperature. Additionally, its fine (sub-micron) grain size enables excellent surface finishes and the ability to...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3272 | 3 Mar 2006
Concerns have been raised regarding the possible radioactivity of zirconia biomaterials. The source of these concerns is described and evidence to show that it is not an issue is provided.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1997 | 22 May 2003
Partially stabilised zirconia (PSZ) and tetragonal zirconia polycrystal (TZP) are commonly used biomaterials used in orthopaedic applications. Their suitability and performance is discussed with an...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2161 | 16 Sep 2003
Traditional bioceramics such as alumina, partially stabilised zirconia, hydroxyapatite and bioglasses are reviewed. More recent bioceramic developments such as modified zirconias, tetragonal...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2632 | 13 Sep 2004
The use of alumina and zirconia in orthopaedic implants is outlined, in particular in total hip replacements. Advantages of using ceramics are also listed. The hip replacement procedure is described...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2162 | 16 Sep 2003
A summary of literature on the in vivo behaviour of zirconia ceramics is reported. Its behaviour is compared to that of alumina, with reports covering both soft and hard tissue behaviour and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1996 | 22 May 2003