PHASE I RESULTS

 

Test Criteria: CRYSTALOY (CxA) -CRYSTALOY (CxA) Bearings

                         PAUL load cycle">

 

PHASE I RESULTS

 

Test Criteria: CRYSTALOY (CxA) -CRYSTALOY (CxA) Bearings

                         PAUL load cycle, 2kN Peak, 1Mz, 4.2 Mc

                         Weight Loss Technique (LLUMC)

 

Volumetric Wear: (mm3/Mc)

                    CRYSTALOY (CxA)   -     .017

                    Metal-Metal                   -    .120-.505 *

                    Metal-PE                      -      30.0-60.0*

* High, Biphasic Wear-resistance for Metal-Metal and Ceramic-Ceramic THR in Simulator Studies,  I.C Clarke et al , to be published          

       Wear Ratio

                 Metal-PE/CxA-CxA = 3529

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