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Biocompatible Fine Ceramics
The human body contains a wide variety of chemical substances. Fine Ceramics (also known as “advanced ceramics”) possess a high degree of chemical resistance to acids and alkalis. The artificial joints shown below are made of materials that are compatible with the internal chemistry of the human body.

Image : Artificial Joints
Shoulder joint
Elbow joint
Knee joint
  =   Areas in which Fine Ceramics are utilized
Image : Artificial Joints
Skull plate
Hip joint (bipolar type)
Hip joint
Ankle joint
Applications: Biocompatible components for orthopedic joint replacement systems.

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Biocompatibility
Fine Ceramics are light, strong and chemically stable. Due to these characteristics, Fine Ceramics have helped advance the field of medical science, and Fine Ceramic materials and process technologies have become crucial to the development of contemporary medicine.
   
 
The term "Fine Ceramics" is interchangeable with "advanced ceramics," "technical ceramics" and "engineered ceramics." Use varies by region and industry.
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