ASTM F2582 - 08

    Standard Test Method for Impingement of Acetabular Prostheses

    Active Standard ASTM F2582 | Developed by Subcommittee: F04.22

    Book of Standards Volume: 13.02


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    ASTM F2582

    Significance and Use

    The test method may be used to evaluate and compare acetabular prostheses to assess the relative degree of constraint for the prosthesis and the damage tolerance under controlled laboratory conditions.

    It is recognized that there are several clinical failure modes for acetabular prostheses and that this test method may or may not be capable of reproducing them.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers a procedure for measuring the range of motion, impingement, and dislocation of a femoral head assembly and acetabular prosthesis.

    1.2 This test method covers the procedure for static and cyclic fatigue tests.

    1.3 This test method may be used to evaluate single piece acetabular prostheses, modular prostheses, and constrained prostheses manufactured from polymeric, metallic, or ceramic materials.

    1.4 The values stated in SI units are regarded as the standard.

    1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    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

    E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines

    E467 Practice for Verification of Constant Amplitude Dynamic Forces in an Axial Fatigue Testing System

    F2033 Specification for Total Hip Joint Prosthesis and Hip Endoprosthesis Bearing Surfaces Made of Metallic, Ceramic, and Polymeric Materials

    F2091 Specification for Acetabular Prostheses


    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 42321700(Hip joint implants)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2582-08

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