ASTM F564: Standard Specification and Test Methods for Metallic Bone Staples
ISO 8827: Implants for surgery - Staples with parallel legs for orthopaedic use - General requirements
This specification covers the characterization of the design and mechanical function of metallic staples used in the internal fixation of the muscular skeletal system. It is not the intention of this specification to describe or specify specific designs for metallic bone staples.
This specification includes the following four test methods for measuring the mechanical properties of metallic bone staples: