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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
... properties. At the present time, stainless steels are not used in permanent implants, such as hip or knee joint prostheses, because their corrosion resistance is inadequate; the cobalt-chromium-molybdenum alloys of ASTM F 75 are used instead. Selected References Selected References • Pohler...