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Dental Equipment & Instrumentation Internal Fixation15 3 Tel +44 0845114 130258 9596 8530info@vetinst.com info@vetinst.com Bone Plate Press AO Type Plate Bending Pliers These Pliers will contour 2.7mm and 3.5mm narrow plates. 3.5 DCP’s will require multiple small bends. Also useful for bending guide pins in the Slocum TPLO technique. AO PLATE BENDING PLIERS 001289A 001289B AO Plate Bending Pliers 2.0/2.7mm AO Plate Bending Pliers 2.7/3.5mm £375.95 £437.75 Heavy Duty Bone Plate Pliers to 4.5mm BONE PLATE PRESS 001281 001282 Bone Plate Press Small 285mm Long For plates up to and including 4.5mm narrow Bone Plate Press Large 16” 410mm Long for all plates £540.75 £540.75 Tips on the use of the Plate Press The largest Bone Plate Pliers in the range, these will contour all plates other than the 4.5 broad. The bending head has 3 interchangeable anvils and the ‘hammer’ side has 3 different shapes which rotate. This offers the s urgeon 6 different contouring options to match different plates and different shapes. • The press works at maximum efficiency when the handle is approximately parallel with the base. Make sure the press is on a stable firm surface • Place the plate to be contoured in between the anvils. • Adjust the gap between the anvils using the screw until the handle is parallel with the base. HEAVY DUTY PLATE BENDING PLIERS 001289C 001289SA • Pressure on the handle will bend the plate. • Readjust the press using the screw to bring the handle parallel once again. Heavy Duty Plate Bending Pliers Small Anvil for 2.7 Plates (for existing users) £612.85 £56.65 Tips on the use of the Plate Pliers • Contouring the plate should be accomplished using several small adjustments rather than one big one. Please check the press selected will fit your autoclave before purchase. • These notes apply to all bone plate pliers. • The pliers work at maximum efficiency when the handles are approximately parallel with each other. • Place the plate to be contoured in between the anvils. • Adjust the gap between the anvils using the screw until the handles are parallel with each other. • Squeezing the handles together will bend the plate. • Readjust the pliers using the screw to bring the handles parallel once again. • Contouring the plate should be accomplished using several small adjustments rather than one big one. 107