FAQ: Is it possible to inspect ultrasonic multi-wavelength surgical probes and blades using TRZ® Analyzer? My goal is to verify if the characteristics of a 55 kHz are correct while manufacturing a probe. Mr. J.N.
Probes, scalpels and ultrasonic inserts can be tested tuned by the TRZ® Analyzer.
Yes, it is possible to inspect multi-wavelength surgical probes and blades with regards to frequency and mechanical quality factor using TRZ® Analyzer. TRZ® is able to test any power ultrasonic device within 1-200 kHz range, including 55 kHz. To test probes and blades, they should be coupled to a reference transducer. Since 55 kHz is a custom frequency, it will be necessary for the customer to reprogram one of the TRZ® Analyzer Software “Types” and its correspondent judgment criteria. About the judgment criteria, although we are not experienced with the typical values for these devices, the approach to determine them is to test reference parts and calculate the judgment criteria based on average values and standard deviations.
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