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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001802
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... is unaffected. The damage begins as slip line formation due to plastic deformation, which progresses to cracking at high strain levels. The cracks appear to initiate from slip lines and extend in shear (mode II) manner. surgical wire fracture compressive damage nitinol cracking scanning electron...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001805
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
...: Guide Wire Fracture Case Study 4: Fractured Surgical Table Caster Case Study 5: Fractured Cable Stop Conclusions References References 1. Louthan M.R. Jr , Hydrogen embrittlement of metals: a primer for the failure analyst . J. Fail. Anal. Prev. 8 , 289 – 387 ( 2008...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... the microarcing. Arcing Pitting (wear) Surgical implants Wire Ti-6Al-4V Titanium nitride coating UNS R56406 Surface treatment related failures (Other, miscellaneous, or unspecified) wear Background Observations and Results Discussion And Conclusion Selected Reference Selected...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001690
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
...Abstract Abstract This paper summarizes several cases of metallurgical failure analysis of surgical implants conducted at the Laboratory of Failure Analysis of IPT, in Brazil. Investigation revealed that most of the samples were not in accordance with ISO standards and presented evidence...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048400
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
...Abstract Abstract Cerclage wire, which was used with two screws and washers for a tension band in a corrective internal fixation, was found broken at several points and corroded after nine months in service. The material was examined using energy-dispersive x-ray analysis and determined...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006811
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... Compressive Damage and Overload Failure of Nitinol Wires Fatigue Fracture of a Bone Plate Fatigue Fracture of Periarticular Bone Screws Hydrogen Embrittlement of a Surgical Blade Failure Modes Fatigue Fracture Corrosion Pitting and Crevice Corrosion Galvanic Corrosion Fretting...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001664
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... of Austenitic Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steels at Ambient Temperatures , International Nickel Company , NY ( 1963 ). 16. ASTM F138-71, “Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Wire for Surgical Implants (Special Quality)” ; American Society for Testing and Materials , Philadelphia ( 1971...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001097
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... compression plate to a patient's spine. The screws ( Fig. 1 ) had a cancellous configuration and were manufactured in accordance with ASTM F 138, “Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Wire for Surgical Implants (Special Quality).” The screws were 38 mm (1.5 in.) in length, with a 6.4 mm...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001804
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... titanium, part 3: Titanium alloys 7. ASTM F138-08 , tandard Specification for Wrought 18Chromium-14Nickel-2.5Molybdenum Stainless Steel Bar and Wire for Surgical Implants 8. ISO 15374 : 1998 , Implants for surgery—Requirements for production of forgings 9. ASTM F 67-89 , Standard...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.homegoods.c9001610
EISBN: 978-1-62708-222-8
...Abstract Abstract This investigation characterizes five surgical stainless steel piercings and one niobium piercing that caused adverse reactions during use, culminating with the removal of the jewelry. Chemical composition shows that none of the materials are in accordance with ISO standards...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001264
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... at the time of manufacture was ASTM F55-66T, which pertains to stainless steel bars and wires for surgical implants. Three samples were cut from the plate portion of the implant, two in the vicinity of the fracture and one away from the fracture. These samples were mounted in a cold-setting resin and used...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.9781627083294
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c0048423
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... propagated through a larger gas pore by a ruptured gas pore. The stresses created through the fatigue process activated glide systems which served the formation of secondary cracks along glide planes. Crack propagation Porosity Slip planes Surgical implants ASTM F75 Fatigue fracture In a 65...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001819
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...), pins, and orthopedic wire are available (intramedullary refers to use of the marrow space of the bone for support). Some implants have very specific uses; others have a wide range of applications with different functions. Under the impact of a trauma, bones can fracture in any configuration...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006836
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
..., provide flexibility, and absorb or store energy. Springs are made in a variety of shapes and sizes, ranging from delicate hairsprings for watches to massive buffer springs for railroad equipment. In general, springs may be classified as wire springs, flat springs, or special-shaped springs, with several...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001579
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... was the ASTM F138-00 for implant materials, “Standard Specification for Wrought 18 Chromium — 14 Nickel — 2.5 Molybdenum Stainless Steel Bar and Wire for Surgical implant (UNSS31673).” In accordance with the requirements reported in the standard specification, the stainless steel used to fabricate the plate...
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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006783
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006782
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
..., stainless steel owes its corrosion-resistant properties to a passive surface film. The naturally occurring passive film is usually enhanced with immersion in a hot nitric acid solution or steam. For example, stainless steel surgical implants develop this passive layer when the implants are sterilized...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003500
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... of a loss of function. The next level of failure involves a system or component that performs its function but is unreliable or unsafe ( Ref 13 ). In this form of failure, the system or component has sustained a loss of service life . For example, a wire rope for an elevator has lost its service life...