News - 1 Dec 2011
Morgan Advanced Materials announced that it produces a range of superior Diamonex diamond-like carbon (DLC) biocompatible coatings that are ideal for medical implants, including left ventricular...
News - 9 Jan 2009
Biomaterials have been at the forefront of discussions regarding medical advances with noticeable success in heart valve replacement, hip implants, dental applications and contact lenses offering...
News - 30 Oct 2007
Ticona has developed two new grades of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) containing vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol). The addition of this biocompatible antioxidant provides these new...
News - 24 Feb 2004
The 1996 US National figure skating champion Rudy Galindo has made a welcome return to the ice at New York’s Rockefeller Center after have both of his hips replaced.
Galindo was diagnosed...
News - 22 Sep 2003
Spire Corp have won a $400,000 grant from the National Institute of Health, NIH, to develop a new family of smart nanophase ceramic coatings that will enhance osseointegration and implant fixation for...
Article - 7 Mar 2001
The benefits of PM superalloys over conventional superalloys are explored. It covers the nickel and titanium based superalloys and looks at future developments and directions.
News - 20 Apr 2017
A team of researchers at Duke University have developed a cartilage-mimicking material, which they hope will one day allow surgeons to 3D print knee replacement parts that are custom-shaped to suit...
News - 2 Jun 2014
Generally speaking, engineering plastics are those which are replacing conventional materials such as metals and alloys in general engineering.
In addition, the term 'engineering plastic'...
News - 31 Jan 2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Worldwide Medical Ceramics Markets" report to their offering.
Worldwide Medical Ceramics Markets: Medical...
News - 24 Jan 2013
Plastics have transformed modern society, providing attractive benefits but also befouling waterways and aquifers, depleting petroleum supplies and disrupting human health.
Rolf Halden, a...