Developed by Subcommittee: F29.12
WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee F29 on Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment, this specification was withdrawn in January 2008 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.
1.1 The purpose of this specification is to ensure that reusable, detachable fiber-illuminated hook-on blade and handle combinations that engage shall lock and illuminate when in the operating position.
1.2 Dimensions and tolerances of fiber-illuminated systems shall be provided.
1.3 This specification provides methods of identifying by color the various fiber-illuminated systems and compatible blades and handles within the system.
1.4 This specification covers reusable handles and blades. It does not cover disposable components or systems.
1.5 Nonfiber-illuminated blades and handles with the lamp in the blade shall conform to Specification F965.