Archive for September, 2010

Instrument Sharpening — Scissor Sharpness Test Material

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Sharpness testing material is now available from IMS.

Scissor Sharpness Test Material

Scissor Sharpness Test Material

The scissor sharpness test material is offered in two different styles and thicknesses. IMS’s standard, red scissor sharpness testing material is designed to test scissors longer than 4.5’’. Now, you can test smaller scissors measuring 4.5’’ and shorter with the yellow testing material.

Shop online at the IMS website for your Scissor Sharpness Test Material.

IMS’s Scissor Test Material comes packaged with 18 feet per roll, education box, complete full color photos and instructions. A new latex-free version of the testing material is also available.

IMS also offers sharpness testing tips on their website and in CEO Rick Schultz Inspecting Surgical Instruments: An Illustrated Guide.

Get your free surgical scissor guide full of tips on instrument sharpening, instrument cleaning  and more.

Spectrum Offers Onsite Instrument Repair & Restoration

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

IMS provides a wide variety of services and products to its customers, but quality customer service is a main priority. IMS offers on-location case cart repair and restoration services.

Is your case cart in need of maintenance? Send it in to IMS’s on-location repair lab and IMS’s certified technicians will completely refurbish any make, any type and any model case cart.

Contact Onsite Instrument Repair Center.

IMS’s service capabilities include:

  • Inspection
  • Lubrication
  • Minor or major adjustments
  • Replacement of shelves
  • Bumpers
  • Doorstops and hinges
  • Nuts and bolts
  • More

The company utilizes only stainless steel replacement parts and can also repair IV poles, mayo stands, autoclave racks and more.

IMS is a national GPO contracted vendor and offers the lowest cost repair pricing in the industry. On-Location Case Cart Repair & Restoration is open seven days-per-week and provides fast turnaround and emergency services.

Contact IMS’s Case Cart Repair Manager, Tom Pecka for your repair services or check out IMS’s National Instrument Repair Center.

IMS also offers scope repair services for Flexible Scope Repairs and Rigid Scope Repairs.

Spectrum’s New Surgical Scissor Line — Spectrum SuperCut Scissors

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

IMS supplies an assortment of surgical scissors to meet the needs of surgical procedures and users.

IMS SuperCut™ Scissors

IMS SuperCut™ Scissors

IMS now offers their line of IMS SuperCut Scissors.

The blank ring handles are German-made and feature a razor sharp knife-edged cutting blade, while the opposing blade is serrated. This particular design ensures exceptional cutting results and prevents tissue slippage.

Get you IMS SuperCut™ Scissors on the IMS website.

IMS SuperCut™ Scissors are available in many pattern and sizes to meet the demands of the surgical procedure. The new product is also backed by IMS’s lifetime warranty.

Shop online for your own pair of  IMS SuperCut Scissors and other surgical scissors.

Surgical Instrument Care — Spectrum Surgical Provides Creutzfeldt-Jacobs Disease Instrument Set

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Creutzfeldt-Jacobs Disease (CJD) Instrument Set is now available from IMS.

CJD Instrument Set

CJD Instrument Set

Purchase your CJD instrument set today.

In response to the growing need for an affordable and disposable CJD identification set, IMS developed an instrument set. The set includes an array of CJD instruments from forceps to scissors to perform identification process thoroughly and accurately.

CJD Instrument Set

  • Hudson Brace
  • McKenize Bur
  • Gigli Wire Saw and Handles
  • Forester Sponge Forcep
  • Mayo Scissors
  • More

The instruments in the identification set are Pakistan-made and disposable after use.

Shop online for your CJD Instrument Set.

Check out the  surgical instrument care literature available. Full of great surgical instrument inspecting tips and directions on how to properly test your surgical instruments.

Surgical Instrument Sales — Plastic Reusable Instruments Now Available

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

IMS is pleased to announce it now supplies plastic reusable instruments.

Plastic Reusable Instruments

Plastic Reusable Instruments

The new plastic reusable surgical instruments are made from high-grade, sterilizable plastic. The instruments are fully autoclavable and resistant to chemicals and ultrasonic waves.

Available Plastic Surgical Instruments:

  • Sponge forceps
  • Towel clamps
  • Stitch scissors
  • Mosquito forceps
  • Tube occluding forceps

The plastic surgical instruments are designed to be used for about 100 sterilization cycles.

For more information visit the IMS website and Shop Online. Don’t forget to check out IMS’s surgical instrument sterilization solutions.