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A new ASTM International standard will add opportunities for metal injection molded medical manufacturers to use materials other than castings and wrought products to develop implants with similar... read more
Epifluorescence microscopes are used to generate fluorescence intensity images in several biology applications. A proposed new ASTM International standard will provide guidance on how to set up an... read more
A new ASTM International standard will be a useful document for vendors, buyers and regulators in determining the applicability of different types of booms to be used for oil spill response. F2683,... read more
A new ASTM International standard will be used to aid in the creation of auditing programs within the light sport aircraft industry. F2839 , Practice for Compliance Audits to ASTM Standards on Light... read more
ASTM International Committee F43 on Language Services and Products has published its first new standard, F2889, Practice for Assessing Language Proficiency. F2889 was developed by Subcommittee F43.04... read more
The additive manufacturing industry will greatly benefit from a new ASTM International standard that will allow computer-aided design programs, scanners and 3D graphical editors to communicate with... read more
A proposed new standard being developed by ASTM International Committee F18 on Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers will provide guidance to assist in the required testing of live-line tools... read more
There are currently several uses of alloy UNS R56320 in surgical applications and implants, but the only ASTM surgical standard for the alloys covers tubing [F2146, Specification for Wrought Titanium... read more
A new ASTM International test method will provide an effective screening method to identify magnets that are subject to excessive corrosion in high humidity environments. A1071/A1071M, Test Method... read more
One of the most important characteristics of a curved surgical needle is how easily it can pass through tissue. This characteristic, known as penetration force, is important for several reasons,... read more

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