ASTM F2077 reveals the axial-compression, compression-shear, and torsion tests needed to understand spinal intervertebral body fusion devices.
In vitro conditions need to be reproduced when testing the axial loading needed to insert a bone screw into laboratory material following ASTM F543.
The 8874 system can test the laxity of knee joints in simulated conditions before they are used for a total knee replacement and impacted by the surgery.
Bone Screws are used as internal fixation devices to secure implants, fracture fixation plates, or to create an anchor into bones for sutures and other devices. ASTM F543-13 contains four testing annexes that outline tests to evaluate bone screws.