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: 4Number of pages: 5
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 150/SC 1 Materials