ASTM F1378 Shoulder Prostheses Testing

The Applied Technical Services Family of Companies (FoC) conducts mechanical tests of shoulder prostheses in compliance with ASTM F1378 shoulder prostheses testing standards. Shoulder replacement surgery is a highly effective procedure where healthcare professionals replace damaged parts of the shoulder with shoulder prosthesis. The ATS FoC helps our clients achieve FDA approval for their shoulder replacement components, devices, and designs by ensuring their compliance with ASTM F1378.
What is ASTM F1378?
The American Society for Testing and Materials developed ASTM F1378 as a guideline for the design and functionality of modular shoulder prostheses. ASTM F1378 establishes specifications for total shoulder replacements (TSRs) to ensure the replacement provides sufficient support for the patient. TSRs must mimic the motions and functions of humeral and glenoid components while providing the coordination and mobility needed to improve the patient’s quality of life. The ASTM F1378 shoulder prostheses testing standards outlines multiple requirements for shoulder prostheses, including:
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Medical devices are often complex instruments, machines, and implants that must undergo extensive testing prior to clinical use. Our state-of-the-art medical device testing facilities help our clients adhere to industry-wide requirements such as ASTM F1378 shoulder prostheses testing. Our experienced employees work closely with clients to develop safe and reliable medical devices that promote the health of patients. We offer various medical device testing services, including:

About The ATS FoC
The Applied Technical Services FoC provides professional testing, inspection, and consulting engineering services to industrial and commercial clients. Since our founding in 1967, we’ve continued to invest in our staff, equipment, and capabilities. We are an ISO 9001 quality management system, and we uphold international quality standards to ensure our clients receive world-class service from each of our departments. We operate numerous A2LA and ISO 17025 accredited labs nationwide that provide professional and prompt services at a competitive price. Please submit a web request or call +1 (888) 287-5227 to inquire about our ASTM F1378-compliant services.

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