Practicon, Greenville, NC, now offers Silicone Cool Cassette™ instrument containers. According to the company, these containers, which are made of solid silicone, can dissipate heat faster than steel for faster removal from the autoclave and have no sharp edges that can tear gloves and pouches, or injure hands.
The flexible containers have no hinges, locks, or moving parts that can break. They are compact, with lids that stack underneath to reduce tray workspace requirements. Their silicone construction allows for interior instrument saddles to be cut with scissors to accommodate large-handled instruments, if desired.
Cool Cassettes are available in 5, 10, and 14 instrument sizes in Clean Green, Pure Purple, or True Blue colors.
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