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Industrial coatings used in the orthopaedic industry to reduce wear

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Industrial coatings used in the orthopaedic industry to reduce wear. / Lilley, P. A.; Blunn, G. W.

In: IEEE Conference Publication, No. 435, 1997.

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Lilley, P. A. ; Blunn, G. W. / Industrial coatings used in the orthopaedic industry to reduce wear. In: IEEE Conference Publication. 1997 ; No. 435.

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