Cobalt Based Alloys



- See: Characteristics of Metals and Implants:

- Discussion:
     - cobalt based alloys are highly resistant to corrosion and esp to attack by chloride within crevices;
     - cobalt based alloys may fail because of Fatigue frx (but less often than stainless steel stems)



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, May 24, 2012 1:11 pm