ISO 5834-2:2011 specifies the requirements and corresponding test methods for moulded forms, e.g. sheets and rods, made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) for use in the manufacture of surgical implants.
ISO 5834-2:2011 is not applicable to direct-moulded (near net shape), irradiated or finished products or products manufactured from polyethylene blended with additives or from blending of different forms of polyethylene.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 2011-08
Edition : 4