Hip Joint Prostheses Testing
Femoral components & Femoral heads
ISO 7206-4 etc.
Determining the endurance properties of stemmed femoral components of total or partial hip joint prostheses.
ISO 7206-6 etc.
Determining the endurance properties of the head and neck region of stemmed femoral components of total or partial hip joint prostheses.
Simulation of metallic hip stems using Finite Element Analysis techniques. Can be used for worst case assessment.
Evaluating the mechanical stability of the bore and cone interface of the head and stem junction of modular hip implants.
Determining the force required to disassemble tapers of implants.
Determining the torque required to loosen the fixation of the head of hip joint prostheses.
Static axial disassembling (S-AD)
Static offset pull-out or lever-out disassembly (S-PO or S-LO)
Static torque-out disassembly (S-TO)
Determining the short-term deformation of a press-fit acetabular component for total hip joint replacement.
Evaluation of the oxidative stability of UHMWPE materials as a function of processing and sterilization method.
Evaluation of acetabular component fatigue, deformation, and wear and femoral head assembly dislocation under dynamic impingement conditions.