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ASTM F1539

1995 Edition, August 15, 1995

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Standard Test Method for Constant Amplitude Bending Fatigue Tests of Metallic Bone Staples

Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 1999

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Superseded By: ASTM F564

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1995 Edition, August 15, 1995
  • Published Date: January 1999
  • Status: Superseded By:
  • Superseded By: ASTM F564
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 4
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

1. Scope

1.1 This test method covers procedures for the performance of constant amplitude fatigue testing of metallic staples used in internal fixation of the musculoskeletal system. This test method may be used when testing in air at ambient temperature or in an aqueous or physiological solution.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.