ASTM F3129

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ASTM F3129

Standard Guide for Characterization of Material Loss from Conical Taper Junctions in Total Joint Prostheses

This guide specifies a method to measure the surface and estimate the in-vivo material loss from taper junctions such as the femoral head / stem junction or adapter sleeve from explanted modular hip prostheses. This guide utilizes a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) to estimate the depth of material loss and volume of material loss from the taper surface.