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Table 2 Table presents the most relevant parameters gained from microCT

From: Designing of PLA scaffolds for bone tissue replacement fabricated by ordinary commercial 3D printer

Parameter (dimension) ST1a ST1b ST1c ST2a ST2b ST2c
Total volume (mm3) 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1
Solid volume (mm3) 5.1 2.4 1.8 3.3 7.6 8.7
All pores volume (mm3) 1.9 2.0 2.0 3.8 3.5 3.9
Closed pores volume (mm3) 0.0053 0.0063 0.0068 0.0002 0.0005 0.0001
Standard porosity (%) 27 28 28 53 50 55
Closed porosity (%) 0.075 0.090 0.096 0.003 0.008 0.001
Number of closed pores (1) 272 49 67 11 18 2
Surface of the sample (mm2) 49.3 43.8 44.5 37.3 38.8 38.7
Ratio of surface and volume (mm−1) 9.6 18.4 24.3 11.3 5.1 4.4
Average thickness of the fibres (mm) 0.36 0.41 0.39 0.36 0.36 0.36