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Morgan Advanced Ceramics Vitox® AMC Alumina Matrix Composite Aluminum Oxide Ceramic
Categories: Ceramic; Ceramic Matrix Composite; Oxide; Aluminum Oxide

Material Notes: A very high purity, sub-micron grain sized zirconia toughened alumina matrix composite ceramic. Composed of a 99.9% alumina and 3mol% yttria partially stabilized zirconia (Y-PSZ), produced specifically for surgical implant devices.

Prime Features:

  • Ultra-fine sub-micron grain size
  • Homogeneous microstructure
  • High Mechanical strength
  • High fracture toughness
  • High levels of QA and traceability.
Typical Applications:
  • Joint replacement components
  • Femoral heads to match cup liners of same material, HIP Vitox or UHMWPE
  • Cup liners
  • Other implantable devices
Production Capabilities:
  • 26 to 60 mm head diameters with various neck length and taper options
  • Taper lock cup inserts for 28 to 72 mm heads
  • Hemispherical designs for 28 to 68 mm heads
  • Custom design femoral heads and cup inserts to OEM requirements

Information provided by Morgan Advanced Materials

Key Words: Alumina Matrix Composite
Available Properties
  • Bulk Density, fired
  • Grain Size, Y-PSZ, average
  • Grain Size, Alumina, average
  • Hardness, Vickers, [GPa]
  • Modulus of Elasticity
  • Flexural Strength, biaxial
  • Flexural Strength, 4-point
  • Fracture Toughness, KIC(SEVNB)
  • Fracture Toughness, KIC(Indentation)
  • Al2O3
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