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Table 1 Material parameters of the fixation devices. They were all retrieved from the literature

From: Numerical comparative study of five currently used implants for high tibial osteotomy: realistic loading including muscle forces versus simplified experimental loading

Material Young’s modulus (MPa) Poisson’s ratio υ Ultimate tensile strength Rm (MPa) Yield strength Re (MPa) Fatigue limit σD (MPa)
Titanium 110,000 0.3 500 250 200
30% carbon reinforced PEEK 13,000 0.3 210 177.5 160
PEEK 3600 0.38 92–100 92 70
Stainless steel (316 L) 210,000 0.3 480 170 0.4 x  Rm =192