Torque required for disassembling - ISO 7206-13

Implants for surgery — Partial and total hip joint prostheses — Part 13: Determination of resistance to torque of head fixation of stemmed femoral components


The ISO 7206-13 standard describes a method of determining the torque required to loosen the fixation of the head of hip joint prostheses in cases where the head-neck stem is secured together by a locking conical taper or any other cone or separate component.