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Tension testing of nickel-titanium ASTM F2516

Normative References  



ASTM F2516: Standard Test Method for Tension Testing of Nickel-Titanium Superelastic Materials

This test method covers the tension testing of superelastic nickel-titanium materials, specifically the methods for determination of upper plateau strength, lower plateau strength, residual elongation, tensile strength and elongation.
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Implant Testing - Tension testing of nickel-titanium ASTM F2516