Wear Performance of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Implantable PEEK against BIOLOX® Forte and BIOLOX® Delta

  • J. Devine
  • A. Unsworth
  • S. C. Scholes
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


The combination of mechanical strength, biocompatibility and proven wear performance may offer alternative materials and design options in bearing applications.


Carbon Fibre Wear Performance Wear Factor Base Carbon Fibre Plate Machine 
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  • J. Devine
  • A. Unsworth
  • S. C. Scholes

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