Interwire 2019

13th to 16th May, 2019


13th to 16th May, 2019 07:00 am - 07:30 pm

Website: Interwire 2019


Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
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May 15, 2019, 2:20 pm

Production of Zn-Mg Wire for Biomedical Application

This paper deals with the problem of obtaining wire from zinc alloys in order to obtain dissolved surgical threads. Three types of materials were analyzed – pure zinc, zinc with the addition of 1% magnesium, and bimetallic wire based on zinc and magnesium. A workpiece for the drawing process (diameter 2 mm) is obtained using an extrusion process. The wiredrawing is performed at room temperature up to diameters of 1.0 and 0.3 mm. Mechanical tests, including relaxation tests, were performed on the obtained wire.

Hall: Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall] Track: Technical Program Type: Technical Paper