ASTM WK60818

    Revision of F2063 - 12 Standard Specification for Wrought Nickel-Titanium Shape Memory Alloys for Medical Devices and Surgical Implants

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    Active Standard: F2063 - 12

    Developed by Subcommittee: F04.12 | Committee F04 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK60818

    1. Rationale

    Formation of new ILS on metallographic methods for ASTM F2063. Currently the standard specifies grain size and micro cleanliness however the method by which to make these assessments is undefined. This ILS assesses current practices and outcomes.


    Keywords

    cardiac devices; metals; NiTi; TiNi; nitinol; nickel-titanium alloys; titanium-nickel alloys; orthopaedic medical devices; vascular devices; shape memory alloys; stents; superelastic alloys; surgical implants;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    10-18-2017

    Technical Contact:
    Siobhan Carroll

    Status:
    Draft Under Development