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Blade Replacement Tool

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045916D
Original Publication Date: 1983-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 29K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Western, DR: AUTHOR

Abstract

A cammed rubber "thumb" 10 and a support plate 11 are shown for securing surgical blades during removal or insertion of blades 12 in holders 13.

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Blade Replacement Tool

A cammed rubber "thumb" 10 and a support plate 11 are shown for securing surgical blades during removal or insertion of blades 12 in holders 13.

The blade 12 is positioned on support plate 11 and handle 14 is pulled toward the blade to operate a camming mechanism to engage the blade with rubber "thumb" 10. The blade 12 may then be inserted or removed from holder
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