Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM F366-04

Standard Specification for Fixation Pins and Wires


This specification covers the material requirements and functional dimensions for fixation pins and wires. Factors such as bending strength, fatigue strength, break strength (Knowles type only), torsion strength, and ductility are considered important but the values and associated test methods for which have not been established yet.


1.1 This specification covers functional dimensions for fixation pins and wires.

1.2 In recognition of many broad and varied uses of such pins and wires, many options are included. A variety, but not necessarily all, of the options are illustrated in 1-3.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information only.

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Book of Standards Volume: 13.01
Developed by Subcommittee: F04.21
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/F0366-04
ICS Code: 21.060.60