Angled fracture fixation devices - ASTM F384

Standard specifications and test methods for metallic angled orthopedic fracture fixation devices


The ASTM F384 test methods provide the test methods for angled devices used in the surgical internal fixation of the skeletal system.

The following tests are described:

  • Single cycle compression-bending test
  • Dynamic compression-bending test for determination of the bending fatigue properties