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Re: Biocompatability


Posted by Gordon England on May 09, 2003 at 14:27:42:

In Reply to: Biocompatability posted by Michael Doyle on May 08, 2003 at 19:38:08:

: Are any of the coatings offered by gordon bio compatabile?


Hi Michael

I work as a consultant and don't actually provide a coating service. What function/purpose do want from your bio-compatible coating?

Coatings like titanium or alumina are bio-inert and have no significant reaction with living tissue. Coatings like hydroxyapatite on the otherhand can fool living tissue into believing it is bone mineral and interreact.

Re: hydroxy apatite plasma spraying
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