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Effect of Surface Pretreatment on Corrosion Resistance of Anodically Oxidized Ti6Al7Nb Alloy

  • Janusz Szewczenko
  • Jan Marciniak
  • Jadwiga Tyrlik-Held
  • Katarzyna Nowińska
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7339)

Abstract

Results presented in the paper are an attempt of defining the influence of selected preliminary treatments of surface on the final biocompatibility of anodized Ti6Al7Nb alloy. The anodization process was preceded by combination of different surface modification treatments including grinding, vibration machining, mechanical polishing, sandblasting and electropolishing. Steam sterilization was the final surface modification treatment.

Range of research included: surface roughness tests, crevice and pitting corrosion investigations in Ringer’s solution, determination of concentration of metallic elements which penetrated to the solution after 28 days exposition and microscopic observations of the specimens surface.

The results of research have shown significant influence of preliminary methods of surface preparing which precede anodization. Preliminary preparing of the surface to anodization, as a multistage process, can not be understood solely as a single treatment which directly preceded anodization process. In fact, all the earlier treatments of surface modification before anodization have influence on corrosion resistance.

Keywords

Corrosion Resistance Polarization Resistance Ringer Solution NiTi Alloy Crevice Corrosion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janusz Szewczenko
    • 1
  • Jan Marciniak
    • 1
  • Jadwiga Tyrlik-Held
    • 1
  • Katarzyna Nowińska
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomaterials and Medical Devices EngineeringSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Institute of Applied Geology, Faculty of Mining and GeologySilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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