Brittle fracture is characterized by rapid crack propagation without significant plastic deformation on a macroscopic scale.
Approximate composition of common biomaterials alloys
|Cobalt-chrome||60% Co, 28% Cr, 6% Mo, 3% Ni, 3% other|
|Stainless steel||62% Fe, 18% Cr, 14% Ni, 3% Mo, 0.03% C, 3% other|
|Titanium||90% Ti, 6% Al, 4% V, 0.4% other|
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