News - 4 Nov 2008
Hip resurfacing is often seen as a modern alternative to the more conventional total hip replacement, but new data from a study led by Rush University Medical Center suggest that a patient's age and...
News - 19 Aug 2010
Researchers have developed an improved coating technique that could strengthen the connection between titanium joint-replacement implants and a patients' own bone. The stronger connection --...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The International Standards Organisation have proposed a standard testing procedure for tibial trays in total knee replacements. A finite element study has shown that this test is unrealistic and that...
Article - 24 Nov 2017
Various synthetic materials including metals, ceramics and ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) have found some success when used as replacement materials for human cartilage.
Article - 27 Jul 2004
Coatings such as titanium nitride on biomedical implants can improve their performance. Whilst the substrate my be biocompatible, the coating may help to improve wear resistance and lubricity. This...
My greatest skill is acting as an applications facilitator. I have the ability to take research based projects and convert them into practical shop floor operations.My major skills lie in surface...
Article - 26 Mar 2002
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
Article - 1 Aug 2005
In medical technology, the quality and documentation standards are superior to those implemented in other branches of industry. Manufacturers of medical products have to ensure a uniformly high...
Article - 19 Mar 2003
A new coating has been developed for implants such as hip replacements. The coating is designed improve the life expectancy of the implants and offer improved bonding compared to cementless implants....
News - 29 Jan 2014
Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) LLC, a world-leading supplier of automotive glass, and joint venture partner Jinjing, China, will build a new, state-of-the-art automotive glass manufacturing facility...