Superfinishing processes applied on the biomedical implants surface to improve their performance

Superfinishing processes applied on the biomedical implants surface to improve their performance

SAFFIOTI Maria R., ROTELLA Giovanna, UMBRELLO Domenico

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Abstract. The demand of biomedical implants characterized by more and more advanced performances is expected to grow as well as their service life is expected to increase. Therefore, the necessity to research new material properties and production techniques in producing biomedical implants, characterized by higher durability, is strongly required. Regarding permanent prosthesis, the surface conditions play a key role on the prostheses overall mechanical performance. This work aims, through the application of burnishing process, to combine innovative machining finishing operations coupled with environmentally friendly lubricooling techniques to improve the surface integrity of biomedical devices in order to increase their quality, durability and reliability.

Burnishing, Biomechanics, Surface Integrity

Published online 4/19/2023, 6 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: SAFFIOTI Maria R., ROTELLA Giovanna, UMBRELLO Domenico, Superfinishing processes applied on the biomedical implants surface to improve their performance, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 28, pp 1341-1346, 2023


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