nanoXIM TCP is a calcium deficient hydroxyapatite powder consisting of nanostructured micron-sized aggregates.
This product is used to manufacture blocks, granules and calcium phosphate cements for bone replacement, allowing a gradual biological degradation over a period of time and a progressive replacement by the natural host tissue.
|Promotes fast bone regeneration and an early vascularization due to their osteoconductive and osteostimulative properties|
|Encourages protein adsorption and osteoblast adhesion|
|Enhances osteoblast functions|
|Resorbable material replaced by new bone during the healing process
|Pure calcium deficient hydroxyapatite|
|High surface area (≥80 m2/g)|
|Nanostructured micron sized powder|
nanoXIM•TCP200 powder is a synthetic calcium phosphate form commonly designated by calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite. Once sintered at 1000ºC (following ISO 13779 procedures), a minimum of 95% β-TCP phase purity is ensured in accordance with ASTM F1088-04ɛ1.
nanoXIM•TCP200 powder is supplied as synthetic nanostructured micron-size particles of 4 μm with a high specific surface area. This feature is achieved in the drying process by spray dryer technique where the nanoparticles in liquid phase are dried as spherical aggregates.
area, BET (m2/g)
as Pb (ppm)
|nanoXIM•TCP200||4.0±2.0||≥ 80||≤ 20|
nanoXIM TCP Powders
SEM of nanoXIM.TCP Powder
Electron crystallography image
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