Live-Time Prediction of BIOLOX® delta

  • Meinhard Kuntz
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


In the last 7 years more than 250.000 artificial hip joints with components of the high performance ceramic composite BIOLOX® delta have been successfully implanted. Due to the unique strength and toughness of this material the risk of fracture has been drastically reduced when compared to BIOLOX® forte.


Crack Extension Alumina Matrix Residual Strength Crack Resistance Monoclinic Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meinhard Kuntz
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  1. 1.CeramTec AGPlochingenGermany

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