Active Standard ASTM F961 | Developed by Subcommittee: F04.12
Book of Standards Volume: 13.01
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This specification covers the chemical composition and mechanical requirements for 35cobalt-35nickel-20chromium-10molybdenum alloy (UNS R30035) forgings for use in surgical implants. The material covered here shall be in the form of bars, plates, sheets, or wires manufactured in the solution-annealed condition with a finish suitable for forging by hammering, pressing, rolling, extruding, or upsetting.
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1.1 This specification covers the requirements for 35cobalt-35nickel-20chromium-10molybdenum alloy (UNS R30035) in the form of forgings, used for the manufacture of surgical implants.
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.
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E92 Test Method for Vickers Hardness of Metallic Materials
E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size
E140 Hardness Conversion Tables for Metals Relationship Among Brinell Hardness, Vickers Hardness, Rockwell Hardness, Superficial Hardness, Knoop Hardness, and Scleroscope Hardness
E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry
E354 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of High-Temperature, Electrical, Magnetic, and Other Similar Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt Alloys
F562 Specification for Wrought 35Cobalt-35Nickel-20Chromium-10Molybdenum Alloy for Surgical Implant Applications (UNS R30035)
F601 Practice for Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection of Metallic Surgical Implants
F688 Specification for Wrought Cobalt-35Nickel-20Chromium-10Molybdenum Alloy Plate, Sheet, and Foil for Surgical Implants (UNS R30035)
F981 Practice for Assessment of Compatibility of Biomaterials for Surgical Implants with Respect to Effect of Materials on Muscle and Bone
ISO StandardsISO9001 Quality Management Systems--Requirements
American Society for Quality Control StandardASQC1 Specification of General Requirements for a Quality Program
ICS Number Code 11.040.40 (Implants for surgery, prothetics and orthotics)
UNSPSC Code 42295500(Surgical implants and expanders and extenders and surgical wires and related products)