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    • Effect of temperature on the orthodontic clinical applications of NiTi closed-coil springs 

      Espinar, Eduardo; Llamas Carreras, Jose Maria; Barrera Mora, Jose Maria; Ábalos, C.; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2013-07-01)
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      NiTi spring coils were used to obtain large deformation under a constant force. The device consists on a NiTi coil spring, superelastic at body temperature, in order to have a stress plateau during the austenitic ...
    • Fatigue life of bioactive titanium dental implants treated by means of grit-blasting and thermo-chemical treatment 

      Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Espinar Escalona, Eduardo; Llamas Carreras, Jose Maria; Sevilla Sánchez, Pablo (2014-04)
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      Objective: This study focuses on the fatigue behavior of titanium dental implants as-received, with a grit-blasted surface and with a new bioactive surface treatment (2Steps). Background: The 2Step process consists of (1) ...
    • Influence of the microstructure on electrochemical corrosion and nickel release in NiTi orthodontic archwires 

      Briceño, J.; Romeu, A.; Espinar, Eduardo; Llamas Carreras, Jose Maria; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2013)
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      The aim of this work was to determine the influence of the present phases and the chemical composition on the corrosion behavior and the nickel ion release of the NiTi orthodontic archwires. Eight Ni–Ti archwires from six ...
    • Mechanical properties of a new thermoplastic polymer orthodontic archwire 

      Varela, Juan Carlos; Velo, Marcos; Espinar Escalona, Eduardo; Llamas Carreras, Jose Maria; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2014-09-01)
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      A new thermoplastic polymer for orthodontic applications was obtained and extruded into wires with round and rectangular cross sections. We evaluated the potential of new aesthetic archwire: tensile, three point bending, ...
    • New Ni-free superelastic alloy for orthodontic applications 

      Arciniegas Angarita, Milena Patricia; Manero Planella, José María; Espinar, Eduardo; Llamas Carreras, Jose Maria; Barrera Mora, Jose Maria; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2013-08-01)
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      A potential new Ni-free Ti alloy for biomedical applications was assessed in order to investigate the superelastic behavior, corrosion resistance and the biocompatibility. The alloy studied was Ti19.1Nb8.8Zr. The chemical ...