ASTM F2516 determines the tension testing of superelastic nickel-titanium (nitinol) materials. This standard covers the methods of determination of upper plateau strength, lower plateau strength, residual elongation, tensile strength, and elongation. Popular applications include nitinol wire include stents, dental wires, catheter guide wires, internal fracture fixation devices, biopsy forceps and other medical devices.

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