316LVM ASTM F-138 - BME Encyclopedia

Unfortunately, the term "surgical stainless steel" does not imply or guarantee that the steel is "implant-grade." The "implant-grade" standard for any steel device, or piece of jewelry in the case of body modification, is also referred to as 316LVM ASTM F-138.…

316LVM ASTM F-138 - Montana Body Art

Depending on the recipe used, each variety of steel gets a grade designation. For body piercing jewelry, the grade of steel we are primarilly concerned with is 316LVM ASTM F-138. This is often abbreviated to 316LVM or 316L and designates that the stainless steel is of "implant grade". So, what do all of those letters and numbers mean?…

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Remove all filters 316LVM ASTM F-138 Implant Grade Steel. More Filters: Categories Most Popular. Plugs & Tunnels Single flare. Double flare. No flare. Thread on back. Septum. Weights. Loose Balls/Ends. Body Jewelry Belly Rings. Captive Rings. Circular Barbells. Curved Barbells. Labrets. Loose Beads. Nipple. Nose / Nostril ...…