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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005678
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... devices the material was shaped into a cup, which allowed some movement between it and both the femoral head and the acetabulum. Interposition arthroplasty was adopted for hundreds of patients prior to the widespread introduction of total joint replacements in the 1950s and 1960s. The origin of...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003140
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... vessels, optic-system support structures, prosthetic devices, and applications requiring corrosion resistance and high strength. It explains the effects of alloying elements in titanium alloys as they play an important role in controlling the microstructure and properties and describes the secondary...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005660
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... public policy (the FDA operates under the auspices of Congress). Thus, the term implanted medical device is not simply synonymous with a designer just establishing, say, implanted joint replacement geometry and selection of biocompatible alloys. As an example, a hemi-knee prosthetic device may be...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005682
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... from walk simulators are taken into account. During fabrication, the implant should be free of any defects and inclusions that may lead to implant failure. In some cases, the sterilization process itself may cause changes in the structure and property of the prosthetic device. On the other hand...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005676
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... polymers, including the polymerization method, how the material deforms, or molecular origin or stability. The article contains tables that list common medical polymers used in medical devices. It describes the medical polymer selection criteria and regulatory aspects of materials selection failure...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003067
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... applications, lighting, information display, electronic processing and electronic devices, optical and ophthalmic products, and communications equipment. architectural glass biomedical glass dental glass glass fibers lamp glass optical glass specialty glasses traditional glasses GLASS in its...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001263
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... important components such as the main combustion chamber for the Space Shuttle, heart pump components, body joint implants (prosthetic devices), high-precision optical scanners and holographic masters (for credit cards, etc.), and recording masters. Fabrication of duplicating plates such as electrotypes...
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By Matthew Donachie
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003168
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... general corrosion rate usually must be less than 0.01 mil/year (0.00025 mm/year). For comprehensive discussions of corrosion testing procedures and results, see the articles “Corrosion of Metallic Implants and Prosthetic Devices” and “Tarnish and Corrosion of Dental Alloys” in Corrosion , Volume 13 of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003969
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... some use for truing of grinding wheels. Tantalum and its alloys have been used in specialized aerospace and nuclear applications and have found increasing use in military components (e.g., antiarmor weapon systems). Because of its corrosion resistance to body fluids, it is used in prosthetic devices...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
...-Cr-Mo alloys (such as Vitallium) for prosthetic devices and implants on account of their excellent compatibility with body fluids and tissues. Cobalt-chromium-molybdenum alloys still are used for biomedical applications, while the use of MP35N alloy has declined partially due to concerns about nickel...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
...-distribution systems Wear resistance: many applications, from plowshares and ore-crusher jaws to gear teeth and cam surfaces. Biocompatibility: prosthetic devices and dental implants/alloys These are only a few examples of applications where a requirement for one or two properties of special...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
...-6Al-4V knee-joint prosthetic device. In this case, there were three operations: blocker, finisher, and restrike operation. Each of the three operations consisted of a furnace heat, forming operation, and flash trim. Different friction conditions were applied for the extruded part and the coined...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005335
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... vanes for industrial gas turbines. Cast Co-Cr-Mo alloys compete directly with titanium and cobalt forgings for medical prosthetic implant devices. Cast cobalt-base “hard alloys” (e.g., Co-WC cemented carbide) are often found in applications involving severe wear conditions. Cobalt alloys are...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003825
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... and tissue are not thought to recede from tantalum, which makes it attractive as an implant material for the human body. Tantalum is used for bone repair and prosthetic devices, suture wire, cranial repair plates, and wire gauze for abdominal muscle support in hernia-repair surgery ( Ref 16 ). A...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... electrofabricate critical components such as the main combustion chamber for the Space Shuttle, heart pump components, body joint implants (prosthetic devices), hypodermic needles, high-precision optical scanners and holographic masters (for credit cards, etc.), and recording masters. Fabrication of duplicating...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005668
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Schematic of the pin-on-disk tribometer For some custom applications, both the static and dynamic partners may have specific geometries that simulate a desired condition. For example, when testing prosthetic joint materials, the experimental setup may include a ball (static partner) placed into a...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003221
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005674
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... rib cages that become larger as the patient grows Implantable fixation devices such as bone screws, plates, rods, hooks, nails, cables, and staples Prosthetics for support of soft tissue Bone conduction hearing aids Reconstructive plate, mesh, and acrylic that supports broken bones or...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003225
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3