F04 Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices

    Title: Workshop on Coatings for the Medical Device Industry

    Dates: Tuesday November 06 2018

    Location: Washington Hilton; Washington, DC

    Event Name: November 2018 Committee Week

    About The Event

    Registration Information

    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Standards Development Meetings

    Future Meeting Dates


    About the Event

    Abstracts for presentation are invited for the Workshop on Coatings for the Medical Device Industry to be held Tuesday, November 6, 2018. This workshop is sponsored by ASTM Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices and will be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the November standards development meetings of Committee F04.

    Objective and Scope This workshop is designed to discuss and strategize about upcoming needs in the development of coatings for the medical industry. An intended outcome is a strategy for developing coatings standards and specifications that will augment the pending ISO TC 150 coatings document (ISO 17327).

    Planned sessions for this workshop include:

    • Introduction to Coatings and ISO 17327
    • Coatings for soft tissue interfaces
    • Coatings for hard tissue interfaces
    • Coatings for blood tissue interfaces
    • Path forward

    Registration Information

    Registration information will be posted at a later date.

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    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Additional information about the workshop is available from the Workshop Organizers.

    Workshop Organizers


    Standards Development Meetings

    Meeting schedules of Committee F04 are posted on the ASTM web site at www.astm.org/COMMITTEE/F04.htm or contact the ASTM staff manager, Kate Chalfin at kchaflin@astm.org or tel: 610-832-9717.


    Future Meeting Dates

    Committee F04 invites you to attend their future standards development meetings. There is no fee to attend these meetings, and membership in ASTM International is not required. For more information, visit the web page listed immediately above, and click on “Future Meetings.”


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