The human body is full of moving, sliding and impacting parts. Our skin/eyes/fingers are always in contact with products in the outside world : a lot of tribological contacts that need to be measured.
- Implants and prostheses - wear and tear, friction
- Hydrogels to lubricate our joints
- Cartilage replacements
- 'Haptic' : the measurement of 'touch'
- Surgical equipment and sutures
- Manufacturing of pharmaceutical products
- Dental products interactions