Vessel Dilation Forceps

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vessel dilation forceps

These highly modified forceps have elongated, highly polished, parallel tips which are designed for controlled intraluminal vessel dilation.

52100-05A No. 5A Dilating Dumont INOX Crv Tip Size .20 X .16mm

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52100-15C No. PP Corneal Dumont INOX Tip Size .30 X .30mm

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Vessel Dilation Forceps

52100-07S Length 120mm; Curved Tip; Tip Width .2mm; Tip Diameter .16mm; Material INOX

52100-05A  Length 115mm; Straight Tip; Tip Width .2mm; Tip Diameter .16mm; Material INOX

52100-13D Length 135mm; Tip Angled 45 Degrees; Tip Width .2mm; Tip Diameter .16mm; Material INOX

Material Reference Guide

The information below is provided to help compare the various alloys and their respective properties.  Please note that not all tweezer patterns are available in all alloys.

CARBON STEEL:  Carbon steel is one of the hardest tweezer steels.  Carbon steel tips are very durable but because of this hardness, carbon steel tips are more brittle than some of the other steels.  Carbon steel is also highly magnetic and stains easily.

TITANIUM:  While not as hard as some of the other alloys, titanium tips are very flexible.  Another unique property of titanium is that it is 33% lighter than other stainless alloys.  Titanium is extremely corrosion and stain resistant, making it the preferred choice for salt water uses.  Titanium also has a high heat resistance in excess of 400 degree Celcius and is completely non-magnetic.

STAINLESS STEEL:  The common name for various alloys composed of carbon steel and chromium.  Alloys considered stainless exhibit good stain resistance and have varying degrees magnetism.

INOX:  Inox is a specific stainless alloy composed of carbon steel and chromium.  Inox tips are more flexible than pure carbon steel but not as hard.  Inox has good stain resistance and is magnetic.

DUMOXEL:  Dumoxel is even more stain resistant that Inox and is highly corrosion resistant.  Tweezers made from this alloy have very soft, felxible tips.  Dumoxel is non-magnetic and exhibits high temperature resistance.

DUMOSTAR:  This new alloy is a blend of steel, chromium, nickel, cobalt and has many of the best features of other lloys.  Dumostar is heat resistant to over 500 degree Celcius and is completely non-magnetic.  Dumostar is extremely corrosion resistant and is one of the harder alloys.  Because of its unique composition, Dumostar tips are very flexible, are resistant to fatigue, and are capable of flexing far beyond other alloys without permanently deforming.