Article - 8 Oct 2002
The design and performance parameters of ceramic materials in dental restorations are reviewed. Systems such as feldspathic porcelains, leucite systems, castable glasses, alumina-based systems and...
Article - 2 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
Article - 15 Jul 2002
Titanium and certain titanium alloys are useful biomaterials dues to their physical, mechanical and chemical properties. Their behaviour in the human body and applications in orthopaedics and...
Article - 8 Jan 2007
Wear resistance makes ceramics suited to artificial joints and electrical properties make them suitable for implantable electronics.
Article - 16 Sep 2003
Alumina ceramics are used in orthopaedic implants. Typical properties and predicted performance of these materials are discussed. Reasons for its suitability and applications are also covered.
Article - 26 Feb 2001
The different types of biomaterials and their classifications (inert, active and resorbable) are defined and key properties are given.
Article - 19 Jan 2007
DIAMONEX DLC is a conformal, superhard and low friction coating of an amorphous form of carbon with diamond bonds.
Article - 28 Nov 2002
Questions such as, what are shape memory alloys, how do they work, how much deformation can they recover from, what metals exhibit shape memory properties and what applications do shape memory alloys...
Article - 19 Mar 2003
A concise report on the state of play of the gold market relating to industrial applications. Current and future devlopments for the elcteronics biomaterials/dental, pharamaceuticals and catalyst...
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...