Assembly of an SK ESF Clamp
By IMEX Veterinary
Assembly of an SK External Skeletal Fixation clamp
Disassembling SK ESF clamps for cleaning purposes often results in improper reassembly when one is unfamiliar with the SK ESF clamp; leading to frustration on behalf of the surgeon. A quick and simple method for correct assembly of the SK external fixation clamp can eliminate this frustration while providing the surgeon or technician with an easy-to-remember technique.
Simply follow these steps to provide an easy solution and reduce unnecessary reassembly during surgery.
The caveat for achieving proper assembly each and every time is to always start with the secondary bolt. This will prevent the most common error of initially using the primary pin gripping bolt and hex nut for securing the clamp halves.