Crevice corrosion in orthopedic implant metals

D. L. Levine, R. W. Staehle

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Abstract

Studies of orthopedic implant alloys in crevice configuration suggest that cobalt‐chromium alloys such as Haynes‐Stellite 25 are the best choice for multicomponent implants. It is also shown that severe crevice attack may result from use of mixed metals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)553-561
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Biomedical Materials Research
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1977

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