ASTM F2180 - 17 - Standard Specification for Metallic Implantable Strands and Cables

ASTM F2180 - 17

Standard Specification for Metallic Implantable Strands and Cables

Status : Current   Published : February 2017



1.1 This specification covers the materials, dimensional tolerances, constructions, and mechanical properties for standard metallic implantable strands and cables.

1.2 This specification is intended to assist in the development of specific strand and cable specifications. It is particularly appropriate for high load bearing applications. It is not intended however, to address all of the possible variations in construction, material, or properties.

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

1.4  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM F2180 - 17
TitleStandard Specification for Metallic Implantable Strands and Cables
Publication Date01 February 2017
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 Cable, Cobalt alloys, Metal (for surgical implants), Stainless steel, Strand, Surgical implants, Titanium/titanium alloy, Wire, 316L
File Size180 KB

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