Characterization of Nickle Free Titanium Alloy TI-27Nb for Biomedical Applications

  • Muhammad Amjad International Islamic university Islamabad Pakistan
  • Saeed Badshah International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Adil Khattak Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Rafi Ullah Khan International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Mujahid International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan.
Keywords: Ti-27Nb, Nickle Free, Low modulus, Non-Toxic titanium Alloy, Implant

Abstract

In recent years, there has been increasing prominence on materials applications in biomedical areas.  This  article focuses mainly on the low modulus titanium- based alloys. It discusses the biological bio-compatibility and mechanical properties of titanium alloy TI-27Nb and brings out the overall superiority of low modulus titanium based alloys neglecting the cost effect as because of the health concerns of human being. With the advancement in field of medical and material, it is now a well-known fact that the use of Ti alloys increased tremendously because of its better fundamental properties, like biological compatibility, mechanical compatibility and enhanced wear and corrosion resistance in the human body environment. This paper also narrates the influence of crystal structure, biological biocompatibility, low young modulus effect. 

Author Biographies

Saeed Badshah, International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan.

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology

International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan

 

Muhammad Adil Khattak, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Senior Lecturer

Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Rafi Ullah Khan, International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan.

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology

International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan.

Muhammad Mujahid, International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan.

M.S Student

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology

International Islamic University, New campus H-10 Islamabad Pakistan.

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Published
2017-12-28
How to Cite
Amjad, M., Badshah, S., Khattak, M., Khan, R., & Mujahid, M. (2017, December 28). Characterization of Nickle Free Titanium Alloy TI-27Nb for Biomedical Applications. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES, 36(2). Retrieved from https://journals.uetjournals.com/index.php/JEAS/article/view/2109