The modular articular surface of the Zimmer Trabecular Metal Total Ankle is manufactured with Prolong Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene, which has over 10 years of excellent clinical history as a bearing material in total knee arthroplasty.
What does XLP stand for?
XLP stands for Crosslinked Polyethylene
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We have 4 other meanings of XLP in our Acronym Attic
- X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy
- Crystalline (minerals)
- Neutropenia, Severe Congenital, X-Linked
- Xbox Live Nation
- Xlendi (postal locality, Malta)
- Ex-Cell-O Corporation
- Xenopus Laevis Oocyte
- X-Linked Ocular Albinism (eye condition)
- X-Linked Opitz Syndrome
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In the literature, it is not possible to find much information related to the recycling or recovering of crosslinked polyethylene foams.
At the time, the highly crosslinked polyethylene is where I thought the industry was going.
PE-X pipes are used in gas and domestic water distribution systems, district heating and other industrial applications that benefit from the high temperature and chemical resistance of crosslinked polyethylene, as well as its flexibility, very high impact resistance at low temperatures and high creep resistance.
reports that stress- and crack resistant crosslinked polyethylene pipe (PEX) is finding new use in natural gas service.
Oonishi H, Takayama Y, Tsuji E: The low wear of crosslinked polyethylene socket in total hip prostheses.
Momentive Performance Materials, a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, has introduced a two-component system that can help improve the mechanical properties and service life of crosslinked polyethylene (PE-X) potable water pipes used for plumbing, heating and drinking water.
Herbst and Kolb have developed cable insulation with improved resistance to water-tree formation consisting of a) a crosslinked polyethylene, b) a sulfur-containing phenolic antioxidant, c) a migrating antistatic agent, and d) an organic peroxide.