Blade for scalpel
Blade for scalpel
Available in the following sizes:
- Νο #10
- No #11
- No #12
- No #15
- No #20
- Νο #21
- No #22
- No #23
- No #24
Decoding the Number Codes on Scalpel Blades
Scalpel Blade #10
Blade #10 has a large, curved cutting edge that looks similar to the shape of a traditional blade. This scalpel blade is used to make large incisions and cut soft tissues.
Scalpel Blade #11
Blade #11 has a long and triangular shape. The hypotenuse is the sharpest edge on the blade. This blade is used to make short, precise cuts that are not too deep because of its pointed tip.
Scalpel Blade #12
Blade #12 is a small and pointed instrument with a crescent-shaped blade. It is sharper on the inside edge of the curve and is mostly used as a suture cutter.
Scalpel Blade #15
Blade #15 is small and has a curved cutting edge. It is used for making short, precise incisions.
Scalpel Blade #20
Blade #20 is a large and curved blade. It is used to cut tissues and in procedures wherein, the surgeon has to make an incision or puncture.
Scalpel Blade #21
Blade #21 is similar to #20 with a large curved edge. It is also used for procedures where you need to cut tissues or make a puncture.
Scalpel Blade #22
Blade #22 is a larger version of #10. It has a short curved cutting edge that is flat. The back edge is unsharpened. Blade #22 is used to make large incisions, often passing through thick skin.
Scalpel Blade #23
Blade #23 is a leaf-shaped blade that is sharpened along the edge. The blade is used for making long incisions in areas such as the upper midline of the abdomen to repair a perforated gastric ulcer.
Scalpel Blade #24
Blade #24 is slightly larger than the No.23 blade, the No.24 is more semi circular in shape and is again sharpened along its leading edge. Used for making long incisions in general surgery and also in autopsy procedures.