X-alt Polyethylene

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x-alt Highly Crosslinked Polyethylenne

X-alt™ crosslinking parameters provide an optimized balance between wear reduction and material strength. Lower wear means less chance for particle-induced osteolysis and subsequent implant loosening. Melt-annealed for consistent material properties over time. If not removed, free radicals can bond with oxygen, causing the material to degrade. The annealing step removes free radicals, providing stability against oxidation. Larger diameter heads increase range of motion and head “jump distance”, enhancing joint stability and helping to avoid dislocation

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