Survive to Clean Another Day

Survive to Clean Another Day

How Ultrasonic Cleaners Prolong the Life of Instruments From simple forceps to complex robotics, surgical instruments are expensive. Yet contamination with blood and tissue can cause staining and corrosion that can affect the use of the instrument and spread...
What Is Cavitation?

What Is Cavitation?

Ultrasonic surgical instrument cleaners work on the principle of cavitation. So, what is cavitation? In the world of sterile processing, it is the use of sound waves to create bubbles in a mixture of water and a neutral-pH enzymatic detergent. The neutral pH reduces...
How Does Ultraviolet Light Treat Water?

How Does Ultraviolet Light Treat Water?

Ultraviolet (UV) light was first used to treat water in the early 1900s. It effectively destroys microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and protozoa, preventing them from reproducing and causing diseases. At the same time, using UV light means no harmful chemicals...