In the RMS Foundation different tribological tests are at your disposal. We are ready to develop for you also a specific and function-related wear test apart from the attempts on commercial test devices.
Pin-on-disk friction and wear test (OrthoPOD)
The OrthoPOD 6-station test setup and weight measurement are used for screening tests to investigate and determine the wear behaviour of two gliding partners in a freely selectable type of burden and motion sequence.
Equipment: 2 AMTI OrthoPODTM pin-on-disk test setups
Contact: Thomas Imwinkelried +41 32 644-2018 E-mail
Hip Simulator / Spine Simulator
Wear test of implants for intervertebral disc replacement according to ISO 18192 and hip simulation tests according to ISO 14242.
Equipment: Hydraulic 6-station Hip and spine simulator, EndoLab GmbH
Contact: Roman Heuberger +41 32 644-2022 E-mail
Please read more about Hipsimulator in our Newsletter No. 09