ASTM WK66225

    Revision of F3014 - 14 Standard Test Method for Penetration Testing of Needles Used in Surgical Sutures

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    Active Standard: F3014 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: F04.33 | Committee F04 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK66225


    Keywords

    curved surgical needle force; load cell; needle; penetration; speed; straight surgical needle; suture;

    Rationale

    Upon the initial adoption of F3014, STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR PENETRATION TESTING OF NEEDLES USED IN SURGICAL SUTURES, it was included within the INTRODUCTION that a revision will follow to define a suggested medium for the test. The attached draft is fulfilling that follow up. The following sections are being revised: Introduction: to remove disclaimers concerning a test medium Scope- to remove disclaimers concerning a test medium Procedure- add recommended test medium specifications

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    12-12-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Eric Hinrichs

    Item:
    032

    Ballot:
    F04 (20-04)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution