ASTM F138: Standard Specification for Wrought 18Chromium-14Nickel-2.5Molybdenum Stainless Steel Bar and Wire for Surgical Implants (UNS S31673)
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This specification covers the chemical, mechanical, and metallurgical requirements for wrought 18chromium-14nickel- 2.5molybdenum stainless steel bar and wire used for the manufacture of surgical implants.
The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard
- metals (for surgical implants)
- stainless steel
- surgical applications wire
- surgical implants
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