Mechanical and in vitro corrosion behaviour of Fe-containing TiNb(Zr-Fe)Ta alloys

Gonzalez Sanchez, Sergio, Pellicer, Eva, Rossinyol, Emma, Suriñach, Santiago, Baró, Maria and Sort, Jordi (2012) Mechanical and in vitro corrosion behaviour of Fe-containing TiNb(Zr-Fe)Ta alloys. Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, 7 (2). pp. 641-647. ISSN 1842 - 3582

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Abstract

The mechanical behaviour and corrosion resistance, in simulated body fluid, of novel Ti-45Nb-(7-x)Zr-12.5Ta-xFe (x = 0, 3 and 7 wt. %) alloys have been investigated. Partial substitution of Zr by Fe, a cheaper-stabilizing element, allows decreasing the Young’s modulus and slightly improving the wear resistance. Moreover, moderate additions of Fe shift the corrosion potential towards more positive values, thus making these materials suitable for biomedical applications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Metals and alloys; Rapid solidification; Corrosion
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
H300 Mechanical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2015 12:10
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2016 13:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/24358

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