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Coatings: Trends and Technologies in the Orthopaedic Industry

As the orthopaedic industry has evolved, so too have coatings for implants and instruments. BONEZONE® queried five companies to better understand trends in coatings, as well as ways that device companies can work with suppliers to adapt new technologies and overcome regulatory and cost barriers.

Read about:

  • Coatings with certain surface properties, such as high roughness, interconnected porosity and the growing interest in 3-D printed implants
  • Combining novel implant designs with coatings to support high-performing implants
  • The benefits of Type 2 titanium anodizing
  • Introducing products and adapting to regulations in new geographic regions


Read the full article online in BONEZONE at www.bonezonepub.com.