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Table 2 DSC results for aged and non aged HDPE and HA/HDPE composites

From: Effect of gamma radiation and accelerated aging on the mechanical and thermal behavior of HDPE/HA nano-composites for bone tissue regeneration

Non aged specimens Aged specimens
  Xc% 0 kGy Tm (°C) Xc% 35 kGy Tm (°C) Xc% 70 kGy Tm (°C) Xc% 0 kGy Tm (°C) Xc% 35 kGy Tm (°C) Xc% 70 kGy Tm (°C)
HDPE + 0% HA 54 ± 1.8 134 60 ± 2.1 134.8 63 ± 1.8 135 59 ± 2.2 131.9 62 ± 2.2 132.1 63 ± 2.3 132.6
HDPE + 10% HA 51 ± 1.3 133 58 ± 2.1 133.2 59 ± 2 133.9 57 ± 1.8 131.6 59 ± 2.25 132.4 61 ± 2.25 132.8
HDPE + 20% HA 50 ± 1.31 132.3 54 ± 1.66 132.7 56 ± 1.6 133.2 52 ± 1.65 130.5 54 ± 1.58 131 58 ± 1.95 132
HDPE + 30% HA 44 ± 1 132.1 51 ± 1.2 132.5 53 ± 1.5 132.7 50 ± 1.6 130.4 52 ± 1.3 131.2 55 ± 1.9 132