An electrochemical approach to development of a method for accele strength evaluation of hard tissue replacement materials
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To develop a method of accelerating the strength evaluation of hard tissue replacement materials (Ti-6Al-4V alloy) with an electrochemical approach in the short term, corrosion tests were carried out on Ti-6Al-4V alloy) by means of applying a uniform current to a simulated physiological environment and the potental difference was scanned to check the variations in the resistance of the specimens. As a result, the corrosion behavior was monitored by scanning the potential difference and an empirical formula for controlling the corrosion behavior of the Ti-6Al-4V alloy in the simulated physiological environment was proposed.
Keywordshard tissue replacement materials pitting damage corrosion fatigue simulating physiological environment accelerated laboratory corrosion testing method
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