Active Standard ASTM F1091 | Developed by Subcommittee: F04.12
Book of Standards Volume: 13.01
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This specification covers the requirements for the manufacture of wrought cobalt-20chromium-15tungsten-10nickel surgical fixation wire. The starting material, dimensions, and tolerances shall conform to the requirements specified. The surgical fixation wire is usually furnished in the bright-annealed condition. Mechanical properties of the surgical fixation wire such as tensile strength and elongation shall be determined.
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1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
F86 Practice for Surface Preparation and Marking of Metallic Surgical Implants
F90 Specification for Wrought Cobalt-20Chromium-15Tungsten-10Nickel Alloy for Surgical Implant Applications (UNS R30605)
USP StandardsNonabsorbableSurgica U.S. Pharmacopeia
ISO StandardISO9001 Quality Management Systems--Requirements
ICS Number Code 11.040.40 (Implants for surgery, prothetics and orthotics)
UNSPSC Code 42321513(Temporary fixation pin or wire)