Dr Gordon Hunter

24 July 2020

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Dr Gordon Hunter shares a metallurgist’s perspective on how the OXINIUM™ bearing composition is manufactured, and how its molecular structure affects wear and corrosion in total joint surgery. Outlining how a zirconium alloy is oxidised to create ceramicised metal, and the process of cross-linking polyethylene, Dr Hunter shares insights on surface integrity, friction, and durability.