What Researchers Need to Know about Surgical Instruments
This resource page offers useful articles on cleaning, sterilizing and storing your surgical instruments, as well as general information on common surgical instruments, their construction and use. In addition you will find short videos loaded with information on surgical and microdissection instruments.
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.
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.
Get some practical tips on sterilizing your surgical instruments and using an autoclave.This video is the fourth in a series of four to discuss some best practices in caring for your surgical instrument investment.
Surgical instruments for dissecting come in a variety of patterns, types, shapes and sizes. Choosing the correct one for your application will improve outcome and reduce the frustration of trying to use an inappropriate tool.
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.
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 caring for your surgical instrument investment.