Shape Memory Alloys are now used in a wide range of medical and dental applications. This article describes the basic physics and alloy types together with a wide range of applications.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=134 | 1 Mar 2001
Goodfellow supplies metals, ceramics and other materials to meet the research, development and specialist production requirements of science and industry worldwide.
The Goodfellow group consists of...
Ceramic material, with its biocompatibility and resistance to wear, is ideally suited for a wide variety of medical implant applications, from artificial joints and joint replacements to implantable...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4265 | 26 Jun 2008
Biocompatible ceramics are suited to many biomedical applications. Wear resistance makes them suited to artificial joints and electrical properties make them suitable for implantable electronics....
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3625 | 8 Jan 2007
A list of pure metals and their critical temperatures, or the temperatures at which they become superconducting are provided. These materials are known as type 1 superconductors. They become...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2109 | 14 Aug 2003
Kinetic Metalization is a low-pressure metal coating process that produces dense coatings on metallic or ceramic substrates. The equipment required, coating process, flexibility of the technology and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1666 | 27 Sep 2002
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
Medical implants can also be used for cosmetic purposes such as breast implants. The main focus for this article is on surgical metal implants and their application.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=7156 | 26 Sep 2012
While stainless steels are often used for their corrosion resistance, they do in fact suffer from corrosion under certain circumstances. Modes such as pitting, crevice, stress corrosion cracking,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1177 | 8 Jan 2002
Pure titanium exists in the alpha phase at room temperature and transforms to the beta phase at 882°C. The beta phase has many beneficial properties and can be frozen in using certain alloying...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=915 | 24 Sep 2001