Skin Graft Expander - SGE

  The Skin graft is usually put through a speical machine callled skin graft expander, The expander will cut tiny slits in
     the graft, which allow the graft to stretch for coverting large burn area with less skin.

  With its unique design it guarantees to transform a skin graft into an efficient graft provider increased area coverage.
     Its design facilitates easy and  accurate meshing of tender skin in the thickness range of 0.2 to 0.8 mm and
     width upto 120 mm.

  The aluminium base holds two inclined plates. The front plates supports the skin graft when it is introduced between
     the two roller. The upper spacers, lower spacers and cutters are manufactured from stainless steel special alloy for
     corrosion resistance and also heat treated for required hardness and wear resistance.

  Skin graft expander is available in four expansion rations 1:2, 1:4, 1:6, 1:8 the skin strips of the meshed graft have a
     uniform width of 1.76 mm he blade design (cutter) eliminates the need for resharpening. Skin graft expander can be
    autoclaved at 1340 C (2790 F) for 20 minutes or according to hospital procedure.
Skin Graft Expander
Model
Expansion
Ratio
Sking thickness
(mm)
Widths Available (mm)
Mesh Size
(mm)
Recommended for
SGE-2
1:2
0.2-0.8
32/64
3.7
Cosmetic, Orthopedic & Plastic Surgery
SGE-4
1:4
0.2-0.8
32/64
7.5
Burn Therapy, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, It is a most commonly used model.
SGE-6
1:6
0.2-0.8
32/64/120
11
Used for large surface coverage in severyly burnt patients. High expansion ratios are used when the skin graft is of limited supply
SGE-8
1:8
0.2-0.8
32/64/120
15
Model to suit max graft width of (mm)
Weight (Kg) Approx
Size (mm) Approx
32
1.082
110 x 65
64
1.302
110 x 97
120
1.715
110 x 157
Ordering Code
SGE



Model

2/4/6/8



Expansion Ratio
32/64/120



Max. width in mm of sking graft for meshing
Use of correct order code ensures supply of the instrument, which meets your entire requirements.

A Skin Graft Expander (SGE)..................................Having Expansion ratio (1:4)
Allowing max graft width of (64mm)......................Is coded AS SGE-4/64
 
 
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