Instron is a leading provider of testing equipment for the material testing and structural testing markets.
Instron’s products test the mechanical properties and performance of various...
Article - 23 Feb 2001
Hydroxyapatite is a calcium phosphate ceramic that is used as a biomaterial. It one of few materials that elicit an active response in the body and bonds directly to bone. It is also the mineral...
Article - 21 Sep 2001
Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene has been used extensively as a wear face in orthopaedic implants. The performance of the material has been related to sterilisation techniques. Methods of...
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...
Article - 26 Feb 2001
The different types of biomaterials and their classifications (inert, active and resorbable) are defined and key properties are given.
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
Article - 6 Feb 2001
Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) or alumina is one of the most versatile of refractory ceramic oxides and finds use in a wide range of applications.
News - 18 Jan 2010
A new research program at The Methodist Hospital in Houston is the nation's first dedicated solely to advancing nanotechnology in orthopedics and spine surgery.
Dr. Bradley Weiner, chief of...
Article - 14 May 2018
Plastic or metal tubes, inserted into the lumen of anatomic ducts or vessels to keep the passageway open, are called stents. Stents have a characteristic mesh design composed of biocompatible metal or...
News - 14 Jun 2006
FARM is delighted to welcome Associate Professor Doctor Besim Ben-Nissan, BSc,PhD, to its distinguished and internationally known Board of Directors. Professor Ben-Nissan brings to the Board an...