Stent grafts reduce the chance of risk in treating aneurysms, and their radial force can be tested to minimize movement with a RX675.
ASTM F2267 advises on in vitro axial-compression tests to compare fusion implants used in spinal intervertebral body fusion devices.
To follow ASTM F2516-14, the Advanced Video Extensometer allows for accurate strain measurement of Nitinol wire for biomedical uses without common failures.
While observing ASTM F2606, use a three-point bend fixture and an element to minimize friction in testing the flexibility of balloon expandable vascular stents.
After orthopedic reconstructive surgery, metallic bone plates need to help the bone heal while supporting the bone segments, and flexural fatigue testing is needed.
Tests to determine the bond strength and tensile adhesion of materials in restorative dentistry can be created using a 5900, 3300, or ElectroPuls test instrument.
Many soft tissues, such as skin or collagen, are delicate specimens with low ultimate strength values and require a testing system to be highly sensitive to low-force measurements and small displacements.
Tensile testing of catheter tubing with pneumatic cord and yarn grips determines the breaking strength for quality control. Tortuosity testing of catheter tubing enables researchers to quantify the frictional forces during insertion and removal of medical tubing.
Orthopedic micro-implants used to treat bone problems and soft tissue injuries need to be tested in simulated loading conditions to prevent failure.
The ElectroPuls E3000 All-Electric Instrument performs fatigue tests for stents and stent grafts, with multiple specimens to simulated blood flow.