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It's all in the Hips

CeramTec produces industrial ceramics for use in medical devices and endoprosthetics

05 Apr. 2014
Association of Ceramic Industry

High performance ceramics offer a wide range of advantages, which makes these components useful in an equally vast number of industries. From electronics, energy and environmental engineering to vehicle construction, machine building and mechanical engineering – today hardly any sector is untouched by industrial ceramics. With more than 100 years of development and manufacturing experience, CeramTec is one of the world's leading manufacturers of advanced industrial ceramics; the company produces components not only for the sectors named above, abut also for the extremely demanding field of medical technology. CeramTec is presenting its full range of innovative applications at HANNOVER MESSE 2014.

The outstanding acceptance of advanced industrial ceramics by the human body, together with their very low wear, enables physicians in many different fields to provide patients with optimum treatment options that allow them to enjoy normal everyday living. On average, a hip joint replacement using CeramTec BIOLOX® is performed once every minute around the world. Advanced industrial ceramics from CeramTec are not only used in implants; complex medical devices – such as for kidney stone removal – also benefit from the unique properties of these multifaceted materials.

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