Tweed Arch Bending Dental Plier, used for making custom bends in square or rectangular orthodontic arch wire. Our line of specialized instruments provide you consistent durability and precision. Solid cast with series 400 Stainless Steel. Fully sterilizable by autoclave or other steam based methods. Can withstand multiple autoclave cycles with no degradation. ISO and CE Certified.
Immediately after Use: Flush blood and other debris from the instrument surfaces before it dries. Use water temperature from 104°-140° F (40°-60° C). Inspect the instrument hinge and tips for breakage or other damage.
Sterilize: Recommended sterilization processes are by Autoclave, other steam sterilization or ETO. Keep temperatures below 270° F (132° C). Dry Heat, chemiclave and cold sterilization can be used, but are not recommended.
Dry: Dry instruments thoroughly to prevent corrosion. The inner parts of the hinges will require more time to dry.
More detailed information on sterilization can be found here.
Task forged with surgical grade stainless steel in Japan, so no rust or degradation of the steel through repeated sterilizations. Based on original Unitek designs to support the Chairside Space Maintainer System. To insure quality, we inspect each instrument before it ships. Finally our “hassle-free” return policy gives you peace of mind.