EOS is the global technology leader for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers. Founded in 1989, the independent company is a pioneer and innovator for holistic solutions in additive...
Article - 17 Dec 2007
In this study, the anodic oxidation in acid solution for the surface modification of titanium metals was carried out to develop high performance artificial joints. These treatments are applicable to...
Article - 12 Apr 2011
The term ‘orthopaedic implants’ covers a variety of artificial instruments that are utilized for replacing joints such as hip, knee, and so on in the body. The manufacturing tolerances on these items...
Article - 27 Nov 2004
The wear resistance of titanium surfaces can be increased by subjecting it to ion implantation which forms titanium nitrides in the surface. The process, resultant surface characteristics, advantages...
Article - 10 Sep 2001
UHMWPE has exceptional toughness and wear resistance, combined with an excellent chemical resistance. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical...
Article - 8 Jan 2007
Wear resistance makes ceramics suited to artificial joints and electrical properties make them suitable for implantable electronics.
Article - 11 Jan 2003
Titanium alloys are suited to use in both surgical tools and implants. Material properties that contribute to the suitability, alloys that are used and appplications such as bone and joint...
Interesting video showing the latest development in artificial joint material using carbon nanotubes. Using nanobiotechnology and carbon nanotubes, researchers have developed a material for use in the...
News - 22 Jul 2016
Titanium that is four times harder than steel has been discovered at Rice lab.
Titanium is used as a key material for artificial hip and knee joints because it is durable, nontoxic and...
News - 2 Nov 2008
A research team led by Iver Anderson is developing a cheaper and better way to make a titanium alloy powder that can be used to manufacture artificial joints. That could mean titanium joints, which...