O'Neal Flat Rolled Metals was formed January 1, 2012 when TAD Metals and Metalwest, two member companies of O'Neal Industries, combined forces to bring their customers a greater...
Article - 19 Jul 2006
Lithium is a silvery white metal. It is the lightest metal known to man and belongs to the alkali metals. The discovery, occurrence, production, properties and applications of lithium are discussed.
Article - 3 Jul 2007
The use of bioceramics in medical applications is on the increase.
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The role of crystal chemistry in developing ceramic materials for high level radioactive waste immobilisation is reviewed. Synroc, a ceramic material utilising 4 titanate phases was produced that was...
Article - 13 Sep 2004
The different types of biomaterials are classified according to the way in which they behave when implanted. The evolution of biomaterials and the market are also briefly described.
Article - 10 Jul 2008
A study was carried out on the hydroxyapatite/zirconia-base bi-layer to encapsulate substrates of 316L stainless steel for covering orthopedic prostheses. The coatings were produced by screen printer...
Article - 12 Jul 2002
Synthetic hydroxyapatite is used for bone grafts, bone fillers and bioceramic coatings. The methods used to produce hydroxyapatite are outlined. Processes examined include wet chemical processes and...
Article - 16 May 2002
Ceramic materials have been used dentistry for many years. Their use increasing, partly due to aesthetic reasons. Some applications where ceramics are used in dentistry are fillings, crowns, veneers,...
Article - 27 Aug 2003
Calcium phosphate ceramics are classified as resorbable biomaterials. Their relative solubilities are looked at and their potential for use as bone defect fillers.
Article - 9 May 2002
The benefits of coating metallic implants with hydroxyapatite are many. These are outlined as are the varous methods that have been used to try and produce hydroxyapatite coatings. Some of the...