1.1 This specification covers the material requirements for high-purity, dense aluminum oxide for load-bearing surgical implant applications.
1.2 This specification does not cover finished parts (for example, femoral heads, acetabular inserts, dental implants and the like). It is intended as a qualification of the material as delivered to the parts manufacturer.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
advanced ceramics; alumina; aluminum oxide; ceramic; surgical implant
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ASTM F603 - 12 Standard Specification for High-Purity Dense Aluminum Oxide for Medical Application