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Graphite-reinforced bone cementChopped graphite fibers added to surgical bone cement form bonding agent with mechanical properties closely matched to those of bone. Curing reaction produces less heat, resulting in reduced traumatization of body tissues. Stiffness is increased without affecting flexural strength.
Document ID
19760000211
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Knoell, A. C.
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1976
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 1
Issue: 2
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
LIFE SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
NPO-13764
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.