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Table 3 Assessment of the cone adapter made of the different materials - (ooo = excellent oo = good o = moderate)

From: Modular titanium alloy neck adapter failures in hip replacement - failure mode analysis and influence of implant material

  TiAl6V4 CoCr29Mo6
mechanical properties   
fatigue strength ooo ooo
stiffness/modulus of elasticity oo ooo
notch sensitivity o ooo
crack propagation o oo
abrasion o ooo
corrosion characteristics   
passive layer ooo ooo
re-passivation ooo oo
fretting corrosion o ooo
crevice corrosion ooo oo
allergic potential ooo o