Energy and torsion checks for artificial leg

In artificial limbs, one of the most important features is the cushioning of shocks for the comfort of the wearer. The substitute of a Teflon-coated metallic bearing featured, besides higher elasticity, a reduction of the bearing clearance through distinctly lower wear of the bearing.

iglide® Z was the only bearing material that could absorb enormous edge loads and shear forces which occur in normal walking and predominantly in sports activities. Concerned people describe the motion as particularly soft with simultaneously high stability.

Clive Smart
Design Engineer
Blatchford Products

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