Effect of the Calcination Time of Fish Bones in the Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite


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In this work, a combination of methods for HAp synthesis is investigated. Fish bones were calcined at 900oC between 4h and 12h, followed by milling in a high-energy ball mill, by 2h and 4h at 300rpm. The obtained material was characterized by using techniques such as laser granulometry, X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and atomic absorption spectroscopy. The performed analysis permitted us to obtain the Ca/P ratio, the morphology and the phase structure of hydroxyapatite particles powder.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 498-499)

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Lucio Salgado and Francisco Ambrozio Filho




W.M. Lima et al., "Effect of the Calcination Time of Fish Bones in the Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 498-499, pp. 600-605, 2005

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November 2005




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