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Table 3 Characteristics of the dynamic bending test, specimen 9.54ø × 114 mm

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 mm/min. F1264-03.
Used machine. Instron 1011, capacity 5 kN. January 25, 2019 calibration (Mess. Serv. Metrological).
Load amplitude applied. 555 N. 25% Máximum permissible load.
Frequency. 5 Hrz. Load ratio ≥ 0.1
Cross section of the specimen. 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. -