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ASTM Develops Novel Standard ASTM F2820 for PEKK Polymers for Surgical Implant Applications

Published on 2013-02-13. Author : SpecialChem

Many types of surgical implants and other medical devices are made of polymeric materials. A new ASTM standard covers the raw material properties for a high strength polymer used for surgical implants. ASTM F2820, Specification for Polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) Polymers for Surgical Implant Applications, has been developed by ASTM International Subcommittee F04.11 on Polymeric Materials, part of Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Devices.


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