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Table 2 Characteristics of 3-point bending test

From: Effect of sterilization on 3-point dynamic response to in vitro bending of an Mg implant

Test feature or detail Technical data. Observations.
Distance between centers L. 90 mm -
Test speed (velocity) 5 min/min F-1264-03
Used machine Instron 1011, capacity 5 kN Jan 25, 2019 Mess.Serv.Metrological
Specimen cross section 71.48 mm 2 -
Specimen length. 114 mm -
Specimen material. WE43 Casting bars Y 3.7-4.3, Zr 0.4-1.0, Gd 0-1.9, Nd 2.0-2.5, Cu ≤ 0.02, Ni ≤ 0.005, Fe ≤0.01, Mg balance
Average weight specimen 0.01511 kg -
Test temperature. 27 °C -