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Amorphous Calcium Phophate Composites With Improved Mechanical Properties

Published

Author(s)

Justin N. O'Donnell, Joseph M. Antonucci, Drago Skrtic

Abstract

Young s Modulus, diametral tensile strength and water sorption. Mechanically milling the filler increased the volume of fine particles in the sample, resulting in a more homogeneous intra-composite distribution of ACP and a reduction in voids. In turn, less water diffused into the milled composites upon aqueous exposure, and they showed a marked improvement in biaxial flexure strength and a moderate improvement in flexural strength over composites with unmilled ACP. The demonstrated improvement in the mechanical stability of milled Zr-ACP composites may help in extending their dental applicability.
Citation
Acta Biomaterialia
Volume
21
Issue
3

Keywords

amorphous calcium phosphate, ball-milling, biaxial flexural strength, composites, mechanical properties, particle size distribution

Citation

O'Donnell, J. , Antonucci, J. and Skrtic, D. (2006), Amorphous Calcium Phophate Composites With Improved Mechanical Properties, Acta Biomaterialia, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=852532 (Accessed March 1, 2024)
Created December 31, 2005, Updated October 12, 2021