Laboratory Equipment Blog
Selecting surgical instruments for a procedure? Get answers to your questions here and suggestions for appropriate instruments.
- What procedure are you performing?
- What is the size of your subject?
- How often will the instrument be used?
In this article we will consider some of these factors and offer a few tips for selecting an appropriate pair of scissors, tweezers and forceps.
Surgical instruments are crucial in your research, and proper cleaning, handling and storage will ensure your instruments last for many years to come. Our 11x17 Instrument Care Poster is suitable for printing. Download your free copy of the Instrument Care Poster so you can post the best practices for instrument cleaning in your laboratory.
Surgical instruments for dissecting come in a variety of patterns, types, shapes,and sizes. Choosing the correct one for your application will improve your outcome and reduce the frustration of trying to use an inappropriate tool.
The proper care and handling of your valuable surgical instruments will improve their longevity and function. Choose a protocol appropriate for your environment from the cleaning techniques below.
|Intro - Cleaning, Disinfecting, Sterilizing
||#2 - Manual Cleaning
|#3 - Ultrasonic Cleaning
||#4 - Sterilizing
Inox, Titanium, Dumoxel®, Dumastar®, Antimagnetic... Have you ever looked at the variety of metal alloys for surgical instruments and laboratory tools and wondered which is best for your needs? Here's a brief rundown.
When applied to surgical instruments, Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) coating dramatically increases the life of the surgical instrument.