Surgical Instrument Videos
June 29, 2021
Scissors are cutting instrument with two blades joined together at a pivot point so that the sharp edges glide against
March 05, 2021
WPI’s disposable scalpels come in many styles and are ideal for students, researchers, and crafters. Here we will describe some of the uses for these popular blades.
Scalpel blades come in a variety of shapes so that you can choose the ones best suited to your application.
The #10 blade is a commonly used blade for surgical applications. It is used for making large incisions through skin and subcutaneous tissues. It is similar to the #20 blade, which is somewhat larger. The #20 blade is used for larger incisions through thicker tissues or for dissection of the soft tissues in larger animals.
March 05, 2021
WPI’s disposable scalpels come in eight different styles and can be used for a wide variety of applications. Here you can see what makes WPI inexpensive, disposable scalpels such a popular tool.
Disposable scalpels are perfect for one-time surgical uses, dissections, woodworking, taxidermy, clay modeling and more. They are ideal for students, researchers, and crafters.
WPI disposable scalpels have surgical stainless-steel blades installed on plastic handles.
The plastic handle of the scalpel is textured to ensure a firm grip, and it is lightweight for comfortable use.
The handle includes a handy, integrated 6 cm metric ruler etched on it.
They come sterile and individually wrapped, with 10 blades in e
October 17, 2014
What's the difference between cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing? Let's take a look. This is the first in a series of four videos to discuss some best practices in caring for your surgical instrument investment.
In video #2, you can see how to manually clean surgical instruments. It is loaded with tips. This video is the second in a series of four to discuss some best practices in caring for your surgical instrument investment.
In video #3, you can see how to mechanically clean surgical instruments using an ultrasonic cleaner. This video is loaded with tips. This video is the third in a series of four to discuss some best practices in
October 03, 2013
WPI surgical instruments were recently featured in a JoVE video that demonstrates a new method for cross pollinating grasses.
Jiang, H., Barbier, H., Brutnell, T. Methods for Performing Crosses in Setaria viridis, a New Model System for the Grasses. J. Vis. Exp. (80), e50527, doi:10.3791/50527 (2013).