ASTM F116 - 12(2016) - Standard Specification for Medical Screwdriver Bits

ASTM F116 - 12(2016)

Standard Specification for Medical Screwdriver Bits

Status : Current   Published : October 2016



1.1 This specification covers the acceptable dimensions and tolerances for bits of screwdrivers to insert and remove metal screws used as surgical implants.

1.2 This specification is based, in part, upon ISO 8319–1, ISO 8319–2, and ISO 10664.

1.3 The screwdrivers with the bits described in this specification are suitable for use with screws described in Specification F543, ISO 5835, and ISO 9268.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.5  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.

Standard NumberASTM F116 - 12(2016)
TitleStandard Specification for Medical Screwdriver Bits
Publication Date01 October 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Bone screw, Orthopaedic medical devices, Screwdriver, Surgical instruments
File Size166 KB

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