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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... industries. The process is also commonly used when brazing heat exchangers, bicycles, furniture, carbide tools, plumbing components, automotive subassemblies, medical instruments, and many other workpiece types. A wide range of components can be torch brazed, including small joints for jewelry parts, large...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 12 September 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23A.a0006902
EISBN: 978-1-62708-392-8
..., including live (tissues, cellularized scaffolds) or supporting devices (medical instruments, scaffolds, prostheses, and implants). Medical devices have more than 1700 distinct types, organized into medical specialty panels as found in Parts 862 to 892 of the Code of Federal Regulations ( Ref 3...
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Published: 12 September 2022
Fig. 3 Examples of stainless steel components for medical use. Laser powder-bed fusion (LPBF)-printed additive-manufactured 316 (a) acetabular shell and (b) a cut guide customized for hip and knee replacement surgery. (c) Components postprocessed via vibratory tumbling. Source: Ref 32 . (d More
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
... and Drug Administration (FDA) defines a medical device as an instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, or implant intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease that does not achieve its primary intended purposes through chemical action and is not dependent upon...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 12 September 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23A.a0006852
EISBN: 978-1-62708-392-8
... Medical instruments and devices, rapid prototyping, exoskeleton 250 50–400 Powder-bed fusion An additive manufacturing process in which thermal energy selectively consolidates regions of a powder bed Selective laser sintering, direct metal laser sintering, selective heat sintering, selective laser...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 12 September 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23A.a0006906
EISBN: 978-1-62708-392-8
... Abstract Additive manufacturing (AM), or three-dimensional printing, has ushered in an era of mass customization in the many different industries in which it is used. The use of the personalized surgical instrument (PSI) is no exception. Initially, PSIs were not a result of the use of AM...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005686
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract This article provides a background to the biological evaluation of medical devices. It discusses what the ISO 10993 standards require for polymeric biomaterials and presents examples of qualitative and quantitative tests that can be used to satisfy these requirements. The article...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 12 September 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23A.a0006888
EISBN: 978-1-62708-392-8
... Administration (FDA), are defined in accordance with Section 201(h) of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act ( Ref 1 ) as The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) provides a different definition for medical devices, as defined in UNE-EN ISO 13485 ( Ref 2 ), where a medical device is an “instrument...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005673
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... the strain-hardening rates of ferrite are relatively low and cold work significantly lowers ductility, the ferritic stainless steels are not often strengthened by cold work. Ferritic stainless steels find few applications in medical devices. Examples include solid handles for instruments, guide pins...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005676
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract Polymers offer a wide range of choices for medical applications because of their versatility in properties and processing. This article provides an overview of polymeric materials and the characteristics that make them a unique class of materials. It describes the ways to classify...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24A.a0006966
EISBN: 978-1-62708-439-0
... Européenne ) must be obtained ( Ref 57 ). The three classes of medical devices are based on the level of risk they pose to patients ( Ref 58 ). Class I devices present low risk to patients, for example, bandages, manual stethoscopes, handheld surgical instruments, and arm slings. Examples of class II...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005660
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract The biocompatibility of a material relates to its immunological response, toxicity profile, and ability to integrate with surrounding tissue without undesirable local or systemic effects on a patient. This article underscores the transformation of the medical device design ecosystem...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24A.a0006974
EISBN: 978-1-62708-439-0
... and CT for various AM materials. History of X-Ray and Computed Tomography X-ray radiation was discovered in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen ( Ref 10 ) and was quickly adopted for medical imaging (called radiography), with hardware improvements over the years that included the development...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005685
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract This article focuses on the modes of operation, physical basis, sample requirements, properties characterized, advantages, and limitations of the characterization methods used to evaluate the physical morphology and chemical properties of component surfaces for medical devices...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006447
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... Inspection The need for increased accessibility for VI started in the medical sector, where doctors had to see and observe inside the human body. The first instruments that provided internal access to the human body were endoscopes, from the Greek words “ένδον” (endon), which means “inside,” and “σκοπω...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006769
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... on the secondary electron detector can also be varied on some instruments to obtain a highly directional BSE image (sometimes referred to as a reflected electron image). Figure 8 shows a fracture surface for a titanium alloy implantable medical device where the fracture radial ridges that mark a fracture origin...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006055
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... for different end-use markets such as electronics and telecommunications, medical, automotive, power hand tools, industries, and firearms. automotive applications electronics and telecommunications firearms medical applications metal injection molding power hand tools METAL INJECTION MOLDING...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 12 September 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23A.a0006905
EISBN: 978-1-62708-392-8
..., and superelastic strain. Therefore, nickel-titanium can be found in various medical applications, such as orthopedic implants, fixtures, and surgical instruments. The control of these properties by fabricating porous structures using 3D-AM has been attempted ( Ref 45 ). Cobalt-chromium alloys are also used...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 12 September 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23A.a0006859
EISBN: 978-1-62708-392-8
... complex procedures ( Ref 92 ). Using SLS, anatomical models can be fabricated to be as hard as bone, abnormalities in the skull can be accurately portrayed, and conventional surgical instruments can be used to dissect the models to educate medical students. The impact on time and costs saved from adopting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003792
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... titanium alloys METALS AND ALLOYS have a diverse application in the medical field, particularly as implantable internal (in vivo) structural, load-bearing materials in devices for partial and total joint replacement, fracture fixation, and instruments. The field of metallography plays a significant...