Specification for Metal Femoral Components
Specification for fatigue testing and determining coating integrity of femoral THR stems. Fatigue testing can be performed according to ISO 7206-4 and ISO 7206-6. Samples are tested for 10 million cycles. Coating integrity can be assessed according to ASTM F1044 (shear strength), ASTM F1147 (tensile strength) and ASTM F1978 (abrasion resistance).