Metal Wear Debris: A Quick Overview

METAL PARTICLES AND METAL IONS

Metal wear particles are produced by the in vivo removal of surface asperities, a.k.a. surface protrusions, when bearing surfaces move and act against each other. Metal particles are also created by fretting between components and by aseptic loosening [1].

Metal Particles

Size larger than atoms smaller than polyethylene wear particles […]

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