Products Prosthesis joint
The surface of this prosthesis joint is treated with nitrogen ions in order to decrease wear (lifetime 8 to 100 fold longer.) Furthermore, friction reduction and ageing resistance are achieved.

The prosthesis is made of a metal compound (TiAl6V4 or CoCrMo).
Danish Name Proteseled
Category Health care, Medical equipment
Materials Metal compound (substrate)
Nitrogen (inserted ions)
Processes Ion implantation
References IBS - Ion Beam Service
Keywords Health care
Medical equipment
Wear resistance
Hardness
Low friction
Ageing resistance
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Photo Thomas Nissen (CAD visualisation)
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