ASTM F1108 - 04(2009)

    Standard Specification for Titanium-6Aluminum-4Vanadium Alloy Castings for Surgical Implants (UNS R56406)

    Active Standard ASTM F1108 | Developed by Subcommittee: F04.12

    Book of Standards Volume: 13.01

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    This specification covers the chemical, mechanical, and metallurgical requirements for cast titanium-6aluminum-4vanadium alloy (UNS R56406). Castings conforming to this specification shall be produced by vacuum investment casting. Castings covered by this specification shall be in the annealed and hot isostatically pressed condition. Product castings shall conform to the requirements prescribed. Material supplied under this specification shall conform to the mechanical property requirements prescribed. Chemical analysis, product analysis, tension tests, fluorescent penetrant examination, and radiographic examination shall be performed to meet the specified requirements.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the chemical, mechanical, and metallurgical requirements for cast titanium-6aluminum-4vanadium alloy (UNS R56406).

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.

    ASTM Standards

    B600 Guide for Descaling and Cleaning Titanium and Titanium Alloy Surfaces

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E120 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Titanium and Titanium Alloys

    E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry

    E1409 Test Method for Determination of Oxygen and Nitrogen in Titanium and Titanium Alloys by the Inert Gas Fusion Technique

    E1447 Test Method for Determination of Hydrogen in Titanium and Titanium Alloys by Inert Gas Fusion Thermal Conductivity/Infrared Detection Method

    F136 Specification for Wrought Titanium-6Aluminum-4Vanadium ELI (Extra Low Interstitial) Alloy for Surgical Implant Applications (UNS R56401)

    F601 Practice for Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection of Metallic Surgical Implants

    F629 Practice for Radiography of Cast Metallic Surgical Implants

    ISO Standard

    ISO6892 Metallic Materials--Tensile Testing at Ambient Temperature Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036,

    Aerospace Material Specification

    AMS2249 Chemical Check Analysis Limits, Titanium and Titanium Alloys Available from Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrendale, PA 15096-0001,

    American Society for Quality Standard

    ASQC1 Specification of General Requirements for a Quality Control Program Available from American Society for Quality (ASQ), 600 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203,

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    SAEJ1086 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys (UNS)

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 11.040.40 (Implants for surgery, prothetics and orthotics)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 42295500(Surgical implants and expanders and extenders and surgical wires and related products)

    DOI: 10.1520/F1108-04R09

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