Advances in Tribology / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Tribological behavior of Ti-6Al-4V and Ti-6Al-7Nb Alloys for Total Hip Prosthesis

Table 3

Roughness parameters of Ti alloy after polishing.

Parameters/(nm)Ti-6Al-7Nb Ti-6Al-4V

Ra0.040.06
Rq0.050.08
Rz0.971.05
Rt1.041.19

Ra: arithmetic average of absolute values, Rq: root mean squared, Rt: maximum height of the profile, and Rz: the average distance between the highest peak and lowest valley in each sampling length, ASME Y14.36M-1996 surface texture symbols.

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