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Key Surgical Announces Release of New Product Catalog

Key Surgical proudly announces its release of the Edition 25 product catalog. This new catalog includes expansions of its line of instrument protection, instrument cleaning, tags, sterile processing and O.R. products. These products are essential to instrument processing within hospitals and surgery centers.

Key Surgical added over 300 items to the full-color catalog with many products shown at actual size, which assists customers with order accuracy. A physical copy of the catalog can be requested while an electronic version is available for immediate download on the website.

A few of the new products are:


An alternative to instrument tip caps, Instrument Sleeves protect instrumentation during sterilization. Available in three sizes, the easy-to-fold design offers protection for instruments up to 50 mm in width


Now available in either single use or reusable styles and lengths from 9 cm to 230 cm. The scope brush diameters range from 1.1 mm to 11 mm and are designed to clean every channel on a scope during reprocessing. Available individually, packages of 50 or assortments.


For use on processed, dry scopes prior to hanging. Available in seven bright colors for color-coding and designed for clear communication regarding processing dates and other critical information. The easy-to-use, self-looping tags are available in two styles and include a lab marker with waterproof and alcohol resistant ink.


Instrument stringers are designed to keep hinged instruments open during cleaning and sterilization. Also new to Key Surgical is the T-Bar Stringer and Instrument Stringer Stand. All are designed to assist with proper cleaning and organization of instrumentation during reprocessing.

For informationn on all Key Surgical products, call (800)541-7995 or visit



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