BioMed Research International / 2016 / Article / Fig 6

Research Article

Modification of Mechanical Properties, Polymerization Temperature, and Handling Time of Polymethylmethacrylate Cement for Enhancing Applicability in Vertebroplasty

Figure 6

Typical temperature profiles for bone cement samples with various contents of castor oil in the NTG and the PCG. Increasing castor oil content and precooling treatment effectively decreased the peak polymerization temperatures and increased the duration to achieve the peak polymerization temperature.

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