Joint Replacement Testing

Empirical Technologies specializes in mechanical testing which includes devices for joints.
  • ASTM F1223: Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Knee Replacement Constraint
  • ASTM F1357: Standard Specification for Articulating Total Wrist Implants
    • Section 6.3: Range of Motion of the Device Before Implantation
  • ASTM F1378: Standard Specification for Shoulder Prostheses
  • ASTM F1714: Standard Guide for Gravimetric Wear Assessment of Prosthetic Hip-Designs in Simulator Devices
    • Annex 4: Method for Cleaning and Weighing of Specimens Only
  • ASTM F1781: Standard Specification for Elastomeric Flexible Hinge Finger Total Joint Implants
    • Section 6.2: Range of Motion of the Device Before Implantation
  • ASTM F1800: Standard Test Method for Cyclic Fatigue Testing of Tibial Tray Components of Total Knee Joint Replacements
  • ASTM F1820:Standard Test Method for Determining the Axial Disassembly Force of a Modular Acetabular Device
  • ASTM F2009: Standard Test Method for Determining the Axial Disassembly Force of Taper Connections of Modular Prostheses
  • ASTM F2025: Standard Practice for Gravimetric Measurements of Polymeric Components for Wear Assessment
    • Annex 1: Method for Cleaning and Weighing of Specimens Only
  • ASTM F2028: Standard Test Methods for Dynamic Evaluation of Glenoid Loosening or Disassociation
  • ASTM F2118: Standard Test Method for Constant Amplitude of Force Controlled Fatigue Testing of Acrylic Bone Cement Materials
  • ISO 7206-4: Implants for Surgery – Partial and Total Hip Joint Prostheses – Determination of Endurance Properties and Performance of Stemmed Femoral Components
  • ISO 7206-6: Implants for Surgery – Partial and Total Hip Joint Prostheses – Determination of Endurance Properties of Head and Neck Region of Stemmed Femoral Components
  • ISO 7206-8: Implants for Surgery – Partial and Total Hip Joint Prostheses – Endurance Performance of Stemmed Femoral Components with Application of Torsion