This specification covers the requirements for 18chromium-12.5nickel-2.5molybdenum stainless steel alloy shot, bar, or ingot used for the manufacture of cast and solution-annealed surgical implants. This material is known to be paramagnetic.
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices, this specification was withdrawn in September 2012 due to lack of use.
1.1 This specification covers the requirements for 18chromium-12.5nickel-2.5molybdenum stainless steel alloy shot, bar, or ingot used for the manufacture of cast and solution-annealed surgical implants.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.3 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.
A800/A800M Practice for Steel Casting, Austenitic Alloy, Estimating Ferrite Content Thereof
A957 Specification for Investment Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E353 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Stainless, Heat-Resisting, Maraging, and Other Similar Chromium-Nickel-Iron Alloys
Aerospace Material Specifications
AMS2248 Chemical Check Analysis Limits, Corrosion and Heat Resistant Steels and Alloys, Maraging and Other Highly-Alloyed Steels, and Iron Alloys
ISO9001 Quality Management Systems--Requirements
American Society for Quality (ASQ) Standard
ASQC1 Specification of General Requirements for a Quality Program
castings; metals (for surgical implants); stainless steel; surgical applications;
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
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