Category: Hospitals

  • How to make surgical instruments last

    Surgical instruments today are not made to last. I see more and more “instrument pitting.” Pitting a short for “pitting corrosion.” This results in small holes in the metal making it weaker and more likely to break. What causes pitting corrosion? For a defect-free “perfect” material, pitting corrosion is caused by the environment–how instruments are…

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  • Remove Contaminates

    D.K.’s Passivation System removes rust and contaminates. Passivacation is a chemical process that actives the natural chromium oxidation that removes the above So what is the chemical process doing to your instrument? There are peeks and valleys on the surface of an instrument. Contaminants and minerals, ranging from blood to saline, hide in these valleys making…

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  • Getting That Edge

    The honing process not only removes micro burrs that is left behind after sharpening an edge, but moves the molecular of the steel closer to gather, leaving not only a sharper edge but a stronger edge.  The result is a stronger and sharper edge that will last longer. When we use this honing process on your…

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  • Hospital and Surgery Centers

    If you watched the TODAY show February 22rd, you will know that there is a necessity to keep surgical instruments as clean as possible, and you will know that the necessity is not being met as often as it should; all instruments, once cleaned, should be sterile and ready to use 100% of the time.…

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  • OSHA Compliance

    Here you see a picture of Dean Koeneman, DK Industries’ CEO, wearing a lap coat to repair and clean ridged scopes. He does so to sterilize his work, making it so the multiple layers of the scope stay clean, but Mr. Koeneman wearing a lab coat is indicative of something else very important.

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